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An example use of pragmatism in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… over economic pragmatism so maybe that …”
meanings of pragmatism
The idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer, and the truth of beliefs with success of those actions in securing a believer's goals; the doctrine that ideas must be looked at in terms of their practical effects and consequences.
The theory that political problems should be met with practical solutions rather than ideological ones.
The pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities; a concentration on facts rather than emotions or ideals.
The habit of interfering in other people's affairs; meddlesomeness.