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practicality

noun
     
prac‧ti‧cal‧i‧ty
1

practicalities

[plural] the real facts of a situation rather than ideas about how it might be
practicalities of
the practicalities of everyday life for someone in a wheelchair
2 [uncountable] how suitable something is, or whether it will work:
doubts about the practicality of your suggestion
You need to think about comfort and practicality when choosing walking shoes.
3 [uncountable] the quality of being sensible and basing your plans on what you know will work

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