for all practical purposes

  • 1 For All Practical Purposes — (FAPP) is a pragmatic approach towards the problem of incompleteness of every scientific theory and the usage of asymptotical approximations.Usually, when a physicist makes an approximation which can t be justified on rigorous grounds he tends to …

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  • 2 for (all) practical purposes — for (all) ˈpractical purposes idiom used when you are stating what the reality of a situation is • There s still another ten minutes of the game to go, but for practical purposes it s already over. Main entry: ↑practicalidiom …

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  • 3 for all practical purposes — adverb in every practical sense (Freq. 1) to all intents and purposes the case is closed the rest are for all practical purposes useless • Syn: ↑to all intents and purposes, ↑for all intents and purposes * * * for all practical purposes phr …

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  • 4 for all practical purposes — in fact: used for describing the actual effect of a situation Either method you use will, for all practical purposes, have the same result …

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  • 5 for all practical purposes — Synonyms and related words: all in all, almost entirely, approximately, approximatively, by and large, chiefly, effectually, essentially, for practical purposes, generally, generally speaking, in round numbers, in the main, mainly, more or less,… …

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  • 6 for practical purposes — for (all) practical purposes used to say that one thing has the same effect or result as something else His effort to hide the document was, for practical purposes [=in effect], an admission that he had made a mistake. During the blizzard, the… …

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  • 7 for all intents and purposes — adverb in every practical sense to all intents and purposes the case is closed the rest are for all practical purposes useless • Syn: ↑for all practical purposes, ↑to all intents and purposes * * * to all intents and ˈpurposes idiom ( …

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  • 8 for all intents and purposes — adverb For every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking. For all intents and purposes the case is closed. Syn: effectively, essentially, in essence, in effect, practically, virtually …

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  • 9 to or for all intents and purposes — idi pho to or for all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes; practically speaking; virtually …

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  • 10 Practical — Prac ti*cal, a. [L. practicus active, Gr. ? fit for doing or performing, practical, active, fr. ? to do, work, effect: cf. F. pratique, formerly also practique. Cf. {Pragmatic}, {Practice}.] 1. Of or pertaining to practice or action. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Practical joke — Practical Prac ti*cal, a. [L. practicus active, Gr. ? fit for doing or performing, practical, active, fr. ? to do, work, effect: cf. F. pratique, formerly also practique. Cf. {Pragmatic}, {Practice}.] 1. Of or pertaining to practice or action.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 All fifths — is a tuning for guitar, in which the interval between each string is a perfect fifth. The conventional standard tuning consists of perfect fourths and a single major third between the G and B strings. All Fifths tuning therefore creates an… …

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  • 13 practical — prac|ti|cal1 W2S3 [ˈpræktıkəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(real)¦ 2¦(effective)¦ 3¦(clear thinking)¦ 4¦(suitable)¦ 5¦(using your hands)¦ 6 for/to all practical purposes 7 practical certainty/disaster/sell out etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin …

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  • 14 practical — prac|ti|cal [ præktıkl ] adjective *** 1. ) involving or relating to real situations and events: Applicants for the job must have at least three years of practical experience. Unfortunately Carter s research has no practical use. 2. ) making… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 practical — 1 adjective 1 CONCERNED WITH REAL SITUATIONS concerned with real situations and events rather than ideas: How much practical experience do you have of working with computers? | a practical knowledge of simple medicine | Most of the things you… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 practical — /ˈpræktɪkəl / (say praktikuhl) adjective 1. relating to practice or action: practical mathematics. 2. consisting of, involving, or resulting from practice or action: a practical application of a rule. 3. relating to or connected with the ordinary …

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  • 17 practical — I UK [ˈpræktɪk(ə)l] / US adjective *** 1) involving or relating to real situations and events Applicants for the job must have at least three years of practical experience. Unfortunately Carter s research has no practical use. • Collocations:… …

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  • 18 practical — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin practicus, from Greek praktikos, from prassein to pass over, fare, do; akin to Greek peran to pass through more at fare Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or manifested in practice or …

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  • 19 practical — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerned with practice or use rather than theory. 2 suited to use or action; designed mainly to fulfil a function (practical shoes). 3 (of a person) inclined to action rather than speculation; able to make things function… …

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  • 20 All India Football Federation — National football association Founded = 1937 FIFA affiliation = 1948 Region = AFC Region affiliation = 1954 President = Priyaranjan Das Munshi Coach = Men s: Bobby Houghton Women s: Harjinder Singh The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is the… …

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