Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations,
Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
a pragmatic approach to politics
Relating to philosophical or political pragmatism
Of or relating to pragmatics
matter-of-fact: concerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"
pragmatic sanction: an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
hardheaded: guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory; "a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics"
(pragmatically) in a realistic manner; "we want to build a democratic society, but we must act pragmatically"
(pragmatics) the study of language use
(Pragmatics (linguistics)) Pragmatics is a subfield of linguistics which studies the ways in which context contributes to meaning. ...
Practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory
(pragmatism) The pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities; a concentration on facts rather than emotions or ideals; The theory that political problems should be met with practical solutions rather than ideological ones; The idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a ...
(Pragmatics) The practical aspects of using language to communicate in a natural context. It includes the rules about eye contact between speaker and listener, how close to stand, taking turns, selecting topics of conversation, and other requirements to ensure that communication occurs. ...
(pragmatics) The way in which language is used, especially in social situations, in contrast to the form, st (morphology), meaning (semantics) and grammar (syntax) of language. ...
(Pragmatics) Social language, the rules for how we use language in different contexts (ex: you speak differently to your boss than your best friend). Also related to social interactions. Many children with language delays or PDD have weaknesses in the area pragmatics.
(Pragmatics) The study of language and how it is used in social contexts. This also includes the knowledge and beliefs of the speaker and the relation between speaker and listener.
(Pragmatics) Refers to the social use of language ie. the why, how, who and when we communicate.
(pragmatics) how the forms of a language are used and have meaning in context
(Pragmatics) Language use to meet various needs or functions (e.g., asking, describing, telling).
(Pragmatics) Science of language use emphasizing socio-cultural variables in human interaction and transaction via language
(Pragmatics) The aspect of speech having to do with rules of social interaction such as turn taking and staying on topic, as well as other socially acceptable interaction rules.
(Pragmatics) The decisions made by speakers to alter their speech--whether in terms of grammar, vocabulary, accent, tone or pitch--to suit a particular audience or social context.
(Pragmatics) The rules or practices regarding how language is used in particular social situations to convey particular social information, such as the relative status or power of the speakers.
(Pragmatics) The rules that govern and describe how language is used in different contexts and environments. For example, the words and tone of voice will be more formal when talking with the principal and may be very casual and include slang when talking with other children. ...
(Pragmatics) The study of how nonlinguistic knowledge is integrated with linguistic knowledge in our use of language.
(Pragmatics) The study of the ability of natural language speakers to communicate more than what is explicitly stated.
(Pragmatics) The study of the relationships between texts and experiences--specifically, how context affects the way we use language and interpret its meanings. This informs our understanding of multilingualism, interpretation, and translations processes for example.
(Pragmatics) The use of language in social contexts (for example, knowing what to say, how to say it and when to say it).