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practical +‎ -ity

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practicality (countable and uncountable, plural practicalities)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being practical or feasible.
  2. (countable, usually in the plural) The practical aspect of something.
    • 2012, Carl Freedman, The Age of Nixon: A Study in Cultural Power
      They might acknowledge that such practicalities are necessary to sustain life itself, but they would immediately add that culture gives life a value beyond the scope of the merely practical.

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