rationale
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɹæ.ʃəˈnɑːl/
  • (America) IPA: /ɹæ.ʃəˈnæl/
Noun

rationale (plural rationales)

  1. An explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something.
  2. A justification or rationalization for something.
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rationale (plural rationales)

  1. (rare, religion) A liturgical vestment worn by some Christian bishops of various denominations.
    • the local bishop, H.E. Gregor Maria Hanke, is shown wearing that rarest of liturgical garments, the rationale.
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