the idea behind

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Definition of the idea behind

: the reason for (something) I just don't get/understand the idea behind this change in the rules.

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“The idea behind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20idea%20behind. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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