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"Optimal" vs. "ideal"
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To my mind, these international words,existing in many European languages, can by synonyms in some cases, but, as we know, there are no absolute synonyms in language : Optimal- that's the best ...

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Common root of "practice," "practical," and "practicum"
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There are such derivational suffixes in Modern English as -ical (variant of -ic), -um [Robert Stockwell, Donka Minkova English Words. History and structure, p.105-106; Ingo Plag Word Formation in ...

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