Definitions for pragmatic
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pragmatic
pragmatic sanction, pragmatic(adj)
an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
matter-of-fact, pragmatic, pragmatical(adj)
concerned with practical matters
"a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"
of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
hardheaded, hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic(adj)
guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
"a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics"
Practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory
The sturdy furniture in the student lounge was pragmatic, but unattractive.
Origin: From pragmatique, from pragmaticus, from πραγματικός, from πρᾶγμα, in plural πράγματα, from πράσσειν (whence English practical).
alt. of Pragmatical
one skilled in affairs
a solemn public ordinance or decree
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
His kind of pragmatic, problem-solving leadership is exactly what London needs.
My opinion is the new government coming in is looking at this as a pragmatic way of handling it.
There is really no pragmatic way for families, most families, to raise the enormous sums required to pay a ransom.
I don't believe he is evaluating the poll numbers or pragmatic political issues, he's evaluating where he is emotionally.
Every market is different, we are very pragmatic, we do whatever it takes to give better services and have better returns.
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Translations for pragmatic
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- براجماتي, عملي, واقعيArabic
- pragmàtic, pragmàticaCatalan, Valencian
- 実利, 実用主義, 現実的Japanese
- prático, pragmáticoPortuguese
- pragmatic, pragmaticăRomanian
- pragmàtičan, прагма̀тичанSerbo-Croatian
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