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- IPA: /ratɪˌɒsɪˈneɪʃn/
ratiocination (plural ratiocinations)
- Reasoning, conscious deliberate inference; the activity or process of reasoning.
- Thought or reasoning that is exact, valid and rational.
- A proposition arrived at by such thought.
process of reasoning
- Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989