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  1. rationalization

    • IPA[raʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of attempting to explain or justify behaviour or an attitude with logical reasons, even if these are not appropriate;the action of making a company, process, or industry more efficient, especially by dispensing with superfluous personnel or equipment
    • noun: rationalization, plural noun: rationalizations

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    名詞

    • 1. the action of attempting to explain or justify behaviour or an attitude with logical reasons, even if these are not appropriate most people are prone to self-deceptive rationalization they justify themselves with ingenious rationalizations
    • 2. British the action of making a company, process, or industry more efficient, especially by dispensing with superfluous personnel or equipment the London dockers struggle to preserve their jobs against ruthless rationalization
    • the action of reorganizing a process or system so as to make it more logical and consistent the rationalization of accounting standards
    • 3. the process of converting a function or expression to a rational form.
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    • IPA[ˌraSH(ə)n(ə)ləˈzāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of attempting to explain or justify behavior or an attitude with logical reasons, ... most people are prone to self-deceptive rationalization they justify themselves with ingenious rationalizations

    Oxford American Dictionary

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