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English definition of “practical”

practical

noun [C]     /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/
a class or exam in a scientific or technical subject in which students do things rather than just write or talk about them: We had to dissect a worm and a frog in our biology practical today.Exams, tests and exercisesClasses, courses and coursework
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