pragmatic

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Positive
pragmatic

Comparative
more pragmatic

Superlative
most pragmatic

  1. If you are pragmatic, you think about the value of rules and break them when they cause problems.
    Your ways of solving the problem is very pragmatic but might anger some voters.
  2. (linguistics) If something is pragmatic it is about pragmatics.
    Pragmatics can be different between groups of people that speak the same language. The rich may not have the same pragmatic rules as the poor.
    The crazy man could speak normally, but had pragmatic problems.

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