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 for practically
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Practically \Prac"ti*cal*ly\, adv.
     1. In a practical way; not theoretically; really; as, to look
        at things practically; practically worthless.
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     2. By means of practice or use; by experience or experiment;
        as, practically wise or skillful; practically acquainted
        with a subject.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. In practice or use; as, a medicine practically safe;
        theoretically wrong, but practically right.
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     4. Almost.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  practically
      adv 1: almost; nearly; "practically the first thing I saw when I
             got off the train"; "he was practically the only guest at
             the party"; "there was practically no garden at all"
      2: in a practical manner; "practically orientated institutions
         such as business schools"; "a brilliant man but so
         practically inept that he needed help to cross the road
         safely"
      3: (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical
         purposes but not completely; "much the same thing happened
         every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the
         manifestation of a god" [syn: much, practically]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "practically":
     about, advantageously, advisably, all but, almost, appropriately,
     approximately, approximatively, as good as, as much as, at bottom,
     basically, clearly, congruously, conveniently, decently, desirably,
     effectively, effectually, efficiently, essentially, expediently,
     feasibly, fitly, fittingly, for practical purposes, functionally,
     fundamentally, generally, generally speaking, handily, in effect,
     in essence, in round numbers, just about, matter-of-factly,
     morally, more or less, most, much, nearabout, nigh, opportunely,
     profitably, properly, rationally, realistically, reasonably,
     rightly, roughly, roughly speaking, roundly, say, seasonably,
     sensibly, serviceably, simply, sortably, suitably, to advantage,
     to good effect, to good use, to profit, usefully, virtually,
     well-nigh
  
  

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