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rationale

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Synonyms and Antonyms of rationale

  1. 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> Synonyms account, accounting, argument, case, explanation, reasonRelated Words alibi, apologia, apology, defense, excuse, justification, vindication; appeal, plea; guise, pretense (or pretence), pretext, rationalization



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