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Synonyms for rationale

Synonyms for rationale

what is sound or reasonable

a statement of causes or motives

Synonyms for rationale

(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

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For teachers interested in thinking deeply about the purposes guiding their content and pedagogical decision-making, rationale development has received considerable attention in the literature on social studies teaching and learning.
Not recording the rationale of a judicial or administrative decision promotes unaccountability.
Compliance with an instruction in which a rationale is delivered some time after the instruction or after a vocal response from the child may be more likely because this type of rationale may have been more highly correlated with reinforcement (positive or negative) in the past.
This race has been synonymous with the Pipe team over the years, and in Royal Rationale they have a runner with similar credentials to their previous horses who have either won or gone close.
Mamlook went close 12 months ago, finishing third to Caracciola, while Royal Rationale was placed at Royal Ascot this season.
Previous research based on this model indicated that when the rationale was given in a controlling, teacher-centered way (for example, it's important because I say so) it was less effective than when it was related in a way that was non-controlling and with some reference to the uninteresting nature of the task (such as, I know that this is not exciting, but it will help you understand how to be a better teacher).
By doing so, he would have undermined his bogus claim that "unlike many other conservatives, I was never persuaded of the rationale for the Iraq war.
Zionists have periodically used such a rationale to facilitate Israel's ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories.
That's part of the rationale why we think this is the best location for a centre.
Terrorists among us then serve as the rationale for monitoring the American people themselves through the use of a RFID national ID card.
Second, this equal-treatment rationale suggests that tenant-shareholders' real estate tax deductions should be disallowed for AMT purposes, just like those of homeowners.
He missed the mark by laughing at what he calls the ``he did it too rationale.
Session 1 -- The Rationale for Lean Manufacturing in a Global Economy
While GAO found that the Corps generally documents its rationale for asserting jurisdiction over waters or wetlands, it does not prepare similar documentation for nonjurisdictional determinations.
But today, according to the Inspector General, "most CBP and ICE officials are still puzzled over the decision-making concerning ICE's structure According to them, to this day no one has been able to articulate the rationale for the current structure.