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    Hi.
    In"...an extremely important, practically decisive factor..."What does practically mean?

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    Re: practically

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Hi.
    In"...an extremely important, practically decisive factor..."What does practically mean?
    It could mean practically anything without further context.

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    Re: practically

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It could mean practically anything without further context.
    huh!? sorry?!It was "...an extremely important, practically decisive factor to consider before forming a plan.".What do you mean by context?

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    Re: practically

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    What should I do now?
    You could try posting the whole sentence.

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    Re: practically

    hooshdar3

    I've answered several of your questions over the past few days and they all seem to be related to the game of chess. I even remember you mentioned that you were an Iranian national coach for your chess team. So, I am going to assume that this question also refers to chess (and/or a chess move). If I am correct, "practically" means "almost".

    In the future, please provide whole sentences so that we can answer your questions with certainty. Tell us what and if it has to do with chess (or another subject) and, basically, give us as much information as you can.

    John
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    Re: practically

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You could try posting the whole sentence.
    "As the ultimate aim of the chess game is mating the opponent's king, we will go a bit deeper in classification, using the placement of the kings on the board, as an extremely important, practically decisive factor to consider before choosing the plan."

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    Re: practically

    Yes, here "practically" means "almost" .

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