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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prag·ma·tism /ˈprægməˌtɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prag·ma·tism n. The quality or state of being pragmatic; in literature, the pragmatic, or philosophical, method.
    The narration of this apparently trifling circumstance belongs to the pragmatism of the history.   --A. Murphy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are
           the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
      2: the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring
         practicality and literal truth [syn: realism]