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practicable (PRAK ti kuh buhl) (adjective)
Feasible, possible: In theory, it is practicable for Steve to run the marathon today but in reality, he needs more practice.
practical (PRAK ti kuhl) (adjective)
1. Regarding someone being actively engaged in an action or occupation: Rose worked as a practical nurse at the hospital.
2. Useful; functional; not theoretical: Ingrid had a practical knowledge of auto mechanics which she obtained by working in the garage.
pragmatic (prag MAT ik) (adjective)
1. Concerning thoughts or an approach on issues or problems that exist in a specific situation in a reasonable and logical way, instead of simply depending on ideas and theories: The teacher's pragmatic view of education came from years of working in public schools.
2. Relating to issues or matters of fact, often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic elements: Susana's approach to the curriculum at school was strictly pragmatic, dealing with the basic subjects of math, science, etc.

Mildred's friend was a nurse who took a pragmatic approach to her work. She often said that it was practicable for her to take further training, but she liked her position working as a practical nurse and planned to retire in a couple of years.

(Latin: to plug up or to cram, to stuff; by extension, practical joke, sham; fiasco)
("hot-earth" steam can be utilized for many practical applications)
(utilizing insects to produce practical substances)
(Greek: used as a suffix; divination, prophecy, fortune telling; to interpret signs so “practical” decisions can be made [related to -mania])
(simplified connections of word parts which work together to form practical medical terms that can enhance one's understanding of several fields of medicine)
(toilets were finally developed into practical utilities)
Word Entries containing the term: “practical
practical joker (s) (noun), practical jokers (pl)
Someone who sets up a situation to produce a humorous physical outcome at the expense of others.
This entry is located in the following units: Dictionary with a Touch of Humor (page 6) jocu-, jocul-; jocund- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “practical
1000 Most Practical Words
By Norman W. Schur; Facts On File Publications; New York; 1983.
This entry is located in the following unit: Sources of Information; Words in Action (page 1)
practical anatomy
The study of anatomy by means of dissection and demonstration.
This entry is located in the following unit: Anatomy and Related Anatomical Terms (page 5)