how to pronounce practical


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practical is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of practical in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… well as the more practical side and …”

meaning of practical

Practical means useful or applicable in real situations.

practical frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word practical occurs in english on average 29.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics practical can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that practical can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with practical


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