GRE Word List

PRAGMATIC

practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill

The meaning of the word pragmatic is practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill.

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