rationale

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English[edit]

A rationale (vestment) of a style used by the Catholic church

Etymology[edit]

A Latin translation of the Ancient Greek λόγιον ‎(lógion) for the Hebrew חֹשֶׁן ‎(hoshen) by St. Jerome, referring to the sacred breastplate worn by the High Priest of the Israelites, according to the Book of Exodus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ræ.ʃəˈnɑːl/, /ræ.ʃəˈnæl/
  • Rhymes: -æl

Noun[edit]

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rationale ‎(plural rationales)

  1. an explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
  2. a justification or rationalization for something
  3. a liturgical vestment worn by Christian bishops of various denominations

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Adjective[edit]

ratiōnāle

  1. the nominative singular neuter of ratiōnālis ‎(rational, of reason)
  2. the vocative singular neuter of ratiōnālis ‎(rational, of reason)
  3. the accusative singular neuter of ratiōnālis ‎(rational, of reason)