1 Salman, 79, is "a stalwart of the royal family" who is "viewed as a pragmatic and cautious reformer, much like his predecessor," says CNN's Becky Anderson in Abu Dhabi.
2 For Videla, who as army commander was chosen to head the junta, the decision to "disappear" the victims was purely pragmatic.
3 He was, of course, both humane and probably even saintly, but like another giant of history, he was also a shrewd and smoothly manipulative politician with a keen strategic grasp of pragmatic possibilities.
4 In business, the pragmatic approach to problems is often more successful than an idealistic one.
5 We need to adopt a more pragmatic approach.
6 However, it seems reasonable to assume that pragmatic factors in comprehension will also be present in production.
7 A pragmatic politician, he was guided by what was expedient rather than by what was ethical.
8 AIDS advocates are now wondering whether pragmatic is just a euphemism for cheap.