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Definition of Practical

Practical

  1. Of or pertaining to practice or action.
  2. Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction from ideal or theoretical; as, practical chemistry.
  3. Evincing practice or skill; capable of applying knowledge to some useful end; as, a practical man; a practical mind.
  4. Derived from practice; as, practical skill.

Practical Quotations

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
H. P. Lovecraft

I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.
Stephen Hawking

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent

Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
Aldous Huxley

Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.
Thomas J. Watson
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Practical Translations

practical in Afrikaans is prakties
practical in Danish is praktisk, virkelig
practical in Dutch is praktisch
practical in Finnish is todellinen
practical in German is brauchbar, geeignet
practical in Italian is utilitario
practical in Norwegian is praktisk
practical in Swedish is praktisk
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