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RonBee

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Um, practical is an adjective. The noun form would, I suppose, be practicality.

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RonBee said:
Um, practical is an adjective. The noun form would, I suppose, be practicality.

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Yes, and the not-too-popular "practicalness". :roll:
 

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'Pactical' can be a noun of sorts- I'm taking a practical next week. Admittedly this is cheating a bit.;-)
 

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tdol said:
'Pactical' can be a noun of sorts- I'm taking a practical next week. Admittedly this is cheating a bit.;-)

Practical as noun is used by only BE, isn't it?

practical: a lesson or exam in science or technology in which students have to do or make things, not just read or write about them.


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henry said:
tdol said:
'Pactical' can be a noun of sorts- I'm taking a practical next week. Admittedly this is cheating a bit.;-)

Practical as noun is used by only BE, isn't it?

practical: a lesson or exam in science or technology in which students have to do or make things, not just read or write about them.


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It also exists in AE.

Main Entry:2practical
Pronunciation:*
Function:noun
Inflected Form:-s

: an examination requiring demonstration of some practical skill
 
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