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pragmatism

prag·ma·tism

pragmatism

 
pronunciation:
praeg m tih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a practical approach to problems and issues.
similar words:
common sense
definition 2: in philosophy, the theory that the meaning or truth of something is derived from its effects or consequences.
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derivations: pragmatistic (adj.), pragmatist (n.)