practicable vs practical :

practicable or practical

“Practical” and “practicable” overlap a bit in meaning; but by far the most common word, and the one you will have the most use for, is “practical.” The safest course is to save “practicable” for use only in describing something that it is possible to accomplish. If you’re not sure which to use, stick with “practical.”Something impractical is not smart or efficient, but something impracticable is just plain impossible to do.

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Definitions

  • s  usable for a specific purpose
    a practicable solution
  • s  capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

  • a  concerned with actual use or practice
    he is a very practical person
    the idea had no practical application
    a practical knowledge of Japanese
    woodworking is a practical art
  • s  guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    completely practical in his approach to business
  • s  being actually such in almost every respect
    a practical failure
  • s  having or put to a practical purpose or use
    practical mathematics
    practical applications of calculus
News & Articles

  • Crosshair Provides Corporate Update
    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX:CXX) (NYSE MKT:CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") announces that it plans to voluntarily delist its common shares from NYSE MKT. Further to the Company's news release dated April 8, 2013, management's belief is that under the Company's current financial circumstances, it is not practicable for it to ...
    June 7, 2013 - Marketwire
  • Crosshair Provides Corporate Update
    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX:CXX) (NYSE MKT:CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") announces that it plans to voluntarily delist its common shares from NYSE MKT. Further to the Company's news release dated April 8, 2013, management's belief is that under the Company's current financial circumstances, it is not practicable for it to ...
    June 7, 2013 - Marketwire