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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Practical. Dealing with problems in a sensible, practical way instead of strictly following a set of ideas.

Usage examples (35)
  • Many people adopt a pragmatic attitude when it comes to buying gifts for others.
  • A matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
  • Finel rejects this approach in favor of what he calls a pragmatic one.
  • People need to calm down and remain pragmatic during this time of crisis. for more
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