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1. rationale

noun. ['ˌræʃəˈnæl'] (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature).

Synonyms

  • explanation
  • principle

Antonyms

  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin

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Example sentences of the word rationale


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is the rationale behind the recent surge of interest in investing in crude oil.

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