If you handle something in a pragmatic way, you deal with it in a realistic and practical manner rather than just following unproven theories or ideas.
Something practical, such as a tool or idea, is useful and good for getting things done.
usable for a specific purpose
carry out or practice
someone who practices a learned profession
a therapist who practices chiropractic
not capable of being carried out or put into practice
professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
(philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
translating an idea into action
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