- rationale (n.)
- 1650s, "exposition of principles," from Late Latin rationale, noun use of neuter of Latin rationalis "of reason" (see rational). Hence, "fundamental reason" (1680s).
- 1. However, the rationale for such in-itiatives is not, of course, solely economic.
- 2. The rationale of reprocessing spent nuclear fuel is inevitably being questioned.
- 3. What is the rationale behind these new exams?
- 4. The plan was criticized for its lack of rationale.
- 5. A great scholar had recognized that there existed a rationale for production.
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