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noun     practicality pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the quality of being effective, useful, or suitable for a particular purpose or situation

    No one’s work compares with hers for its practicality or efficiency.

    a living room with both practicality and elegance

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a sensible attitude toward making decisions and plans

    My sense of practicality always stops me from buying any really exciting clothes.

  3. 3


    [plural] the real facts or details of a situation, rather than ideas or theories
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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