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rationale

noun

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a statement given to explain a belief or act
  • the rationale for starting the school day an hour later is that kids will supposedly get an extra hour of sleep

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The first known use of rationale was in 1657

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“Rationale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rationale. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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