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    rationalisation

    rationalisation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rationalisation

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    (noun) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
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    (noun) the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
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    (noun) (mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation
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    (noun) the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency
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    Definition
    (noun) systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
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