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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”.

11 Responses to “practical or practicable?”

  1. trantrungkienhn says:

    today I’m very happy, today I am very happy. I am an wise, clever, smart, and lucky man, and also dynamic man. I wish people everything best such as good health, well-done job, and nice relationship with others around

  2. hanhhavan83 says:

    This website is very useful. I wish you, English club’s members, happy, lucky more at February 14th.

  3. trantrungkienhn says:

    how can i write a good qualify CV ? Pls tell me. Thanks in advance
    You know I am very happy now because I have nothing to worry and always feel happy.

  4. Spidy says:

    God lesson. I like it very much.
    I wish all have a happy Valentine`s day.

  5. M. Alessandra Agostini says:

    I love my library, where I’m working. It’s very practical, interesting, varied and motivating. It’s not practicable for snacks, drinks and so on.

  6. Linda k hollywood says:

    You website is wonderful. I very like it. you are very
    literacy. I always practical in English language we should live in such a way that makes a future possible.
    Experience in my life this includes the level of my
    achievements.

    God Bless you

  7. janny says:

    i like this website.it is very practical.
    i read wonderful artical on it. but It’s not practicable for knowning any mistake in my comment.

  8. Diepnguyen says:

    this is really a practical website for everyone to stydy English.

  9. sen says:

    you are doing a wonderful job !

  10. fefe says:

    I’m vrey happy becuase i feel learn more of English from this website.thanks,

  11. Fuckticheskij says:

    Rather usefull.
    Please halp me, I hate my neighbough and I don’t know how can I continue to live in a room with him, can’t take it any more…

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