practical or practicable?
Let’s try to understand the difference between these two words.
practical (adjective): useful and suitable for a particular purpose
- I love your kitchen. It’s really practical. Everything is in the right place, and at the right height.
practicable (adjective): able to be done; can be put into practice
- Your idea about making a new car park is not practicable. There is not enough space.
Note that there are a few other meanings for “practical”.
By Josef Essberger for EnglishClub January 2009
Josef started teaching English as a foreign language in 1991 and founded EnglishClub for learners and teachers in 1997.
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