Definition of practicality in English:


Line breaks: prac¦ti¦cal|ity
Pronunciation: /ˌpraktɪˈkalɪti

noun (plural practicalities)

  • 2 (practicalities) The aspects of a situation that involve the actual doing or experience of something rather than theories or ideas: the practicalities of living at sea
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    • There are principles and practicalities involved, as well as a need for pastoral wisdom.
    • In short, students get a hands-on experience of the practicalities that they will have to deal with after they graduate.
    • These pluralistic relations must be based on practicalities rather than sentiments.
    practical details, mechanics
    informal nitty gritty, nuts and bolts

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