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Significado de “practical” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "practical" - Diccionario Inglés

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practicaladjective

uk   us   /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/
  • practical adjective (EXPERIENCE)

B2 relating to ​experience, ​realsituations, or ​actionsrather than ​ideas or ​imagination: Qualifications are ​important but practical experience is always an ​plus. The ​serviceoffersyoungpeople practical advice on ​finding a ​job. What's the use of ​theoreticalknowledge that has no practical application?for all practical purposes in ​fact: Dr Frampton is in ​charge, but for all practical ​purposes, her ​assistantruns the ​office.

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practicalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/
a ​class or ​exam in a ​scientific or ​technicalsubject in which ​students do things ​rather than just write or ​talk about them: We had to ​dissect a ​worm and a ​frog in ​ourbiology practical today.
(Definition of practical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "practical" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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practicaladjective

 us   /ˈpræk·tɪ·kəl/
  • practical adjective (ACTUAL/REAL)

relating to ​actualexperience or to the use of ​knowledge in ​activitiesrather than to ​knowledge only or ​ideas: I ​know you’ve been ​trained as a ​teacher, but do you have any practical ​teachingexperience? If you say that a ​person is practical, you ​mean the ​personbehaves in ​ways that ​relate more to the realities of the ​world than to ​ideas or ​desires: You’ve got to ​learn to be practical and ​saveyourmoney.
  • practical adjective (EFFECTIVE)

fitting the ​needs of a ​particularsituation in a ​helpful way; ​helping to ​solve a ​problem or ​difficulty; ​effective or ​suitable: We didn’t ​want to ​spend the ​night at a ​motel, but it just wasn’t practical to do the ​trip in one ​day. In some ​cities, it isn’t practical to ​keep the ​subwaysoperating all ​night because there aren’t enough ​passengers. When used of ​objects such as ​clothes, practical can ​meandirected only to the ​goal of doing ​theirintendedwork, and often ​plain in ​style or ​character: I ​wearclothes that are practical ​rather than ​fashionable.
(Definition of practical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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