rationalization

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rationalization (countable and uncountable, plural rationalizations)

  1. The process, or result of rationalizing.
  2. A statement of one's motives, or of the causes of some event.
  3. A reorganization of a company or organization in order to improve its efficiency.
  4. (psychiatry) The concealment of true motivation in some non-threatening way.
  5. (mathematics) The simplification of an expression without changing its value.

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  • (statement of one's motives, or of the causes of some event): reasoning, rationale
  • (reorganization of a company or organization): consolidation
  • (concealment of true motivation):
  • (simplification of a mathematical expression):

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