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impractical
American English: /ɪmˈpræktək(ə)l/
British English: /ɪmˈpraktɪk(ə)l/

Translation of impractical in Spanish:

adjective

  • 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.
  • 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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