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impractical

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpræktɪkəl/

Translation of impractical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [plan/idea/suggestion] poco práctico to be impractical no ser* práctico
    Example sentences
    • In a 1986 book, Matsunaga came up with a brilliant, idealistic, impractical, and visionary idea.
    • A very romantic nature can establish impractical or uncertain objectives.
    • We hope he will join us in looking for realistic proposals to solve this problem instead of inventing impractical schemes like some latter day Walter Mitty.
    Example sentences
    • Urine tests for alcohol proved to be just as impractical in the field as blood sampling.
    • India, for instance, makes short-term assignments impractical because of laborious visa requirements.
    • If a site is extremely large, it becomes impractical to create and maintain an A-Z index for it.
    1.2 [person] poco práctico, falto de sentido práctico
    Example sentences
    • People who are smart but don't get things done often have PhDs and work in big companies where nobody listens to them because they are completely impractical.
    • She had certainly been an attractive woman but, as he soon discovered, she was also impractical, ineffectual and, above all, conventional.
    • Academics are supposed to be the impractical ones: the theorists.

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