Definition of practical in English:
- Internships and co-op opportunities turn classroom theory into practical, hands-on experience.
- The focus is on research and theory, rather than practical matters of assessment and intervention.
- And the region's scientists and researchers have tended to concentrate on finding practical applications rather than unraveling basic principles.
- In the health services of the Western world, a search is under way to find effective and practical methods for assessing the performance of doctors.
- A number of alternative more practical methods have been suggested.
- So, if we are to achieve the goal of reducing congestion we must complement the current plan with immediate and attractive alternatives that provide practical ways of travelling to and around the city.
- The scientists expect to make these cells practical to use within just 2 years.
- However, recent changes in back-end switch design now make it practical and feasible.
- The plan emphasizes treatment and prevention strategies that are effective and practical for use in individual areas.
- She said Caroline was a sensible and practical teenager, and prepared well for her trip.
- Consequently, the practical politicians and their realistic programs can create nothing but a disaster.
- I feel that I am also a very rational, reasonable and practical person.
- He was a very practical man and was skilled in the wireless detection system which we now call radar.
- There is practical certainty as to payment, and that contingency does not affect the existence of the liability.
- Should the law extend the definition beyond purpose to cover the awareness of the practical certainty that the crew would be killed?
for all practical purposes
- Virtually, or essentially: Zimmerman had become, for all practical purposes, an arms smugglerMore example sentences
- Judicial activism was for all practical purposes now the accepted law of the land in everything from anti-trust cases to the arrest of criminals.
- Well, it's already hitting, for all practical purposes here.
- But for all practical purposes, they're both unelectable this fall.
Late 16th century: from archaic practic 'practical' (from Old French practique, via late Latin from Greek praktikos 'concerned with action', from prattein 'do, act') + -al.
Words that rhyme with practicalimpractical, syntactical, tactical
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