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Synonyms for rationalisation

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening

the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason

(mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation

the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency

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In a previous interview, Sewa chairman Dr Rashid Al Leem told Khaleej Times that there are 12 initiatives to save energy, including rationalisation hour, peak hour stars, rationalisation partners, peak hour marathon, creation of peak man, be a winner with project and rationalisation leaders.
Rejlers (STO:REJL), an engineering consultancy firm in the Nordic region, announced on Tuesday that it is entering into a strategic collaboration with energy and environment specialist Entro regarding energy rationalisation for buildings, industry and infrastructure.
The three-week campaign, titled "You Limit" will inform the public about the best models and practices available in the world with regard to rationalisation of water consumption, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting the ministry sources.
Therefore, it is imperative for our countries to adopt policy to rectify electricity and water tariffs and link them with rationalisation policy.
Explaining the objective of the exercise of rationalisation, Shri Goyal said that it is to undertake a comprehensive review of existing sources of coal and consider the feasibility for rationalization of these sources with a view to optimize transportation cost and materialization under the given technical constraints.
Commencant par des appels lances par les responsables au secteur, puis des pubs diffusees a la television, passant par les conseils lies a l'utilisation des appareils electromenagers allant meme jusqu'a l'augmentation des tarifs de l'electricite, le secteur a fini par emettre le [beaucoup moins que] Guide de rationalisation de la consommation de l'energie electrique .
The need for application rationalisation is now becoming more pronounced with the consumerisation of IT and BYOD trends, which if not approached systematically, can result in IT departments losing control of their IT estates, but with the compliance responsibility resting squarely in their shoulders.
Moreover, services are also included in this collective rationalisation, which can only be described as a consistent policy, because all economic and service-providing ministries are, for the first time, jointly campaigning to make sure that the entire nation (especially low-income and poor citizens) will honestly comply with the new strategy.
A rationalisation plan for the Irish beef processing industry has been vetoed by the European Court on the grounds that it would breach European Union competition law.
But Anglesey council's executive committee turned down their appeal, saying they would have to wait until the school rationalisation programme in the Amlwch area had been completed.
The group, formed from the merger of Express Dairies and Arla Foods last October, announced yesterday that it would exit its HT Webb wholesale cheese business, but this would be the last move in the rationalisation programme following the merger.
A FIFTH of the post offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh could close through the speeding- up of a rationalisation plan, the Post Office confirmed yesterday.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-25 March 2002-No more large rationalisation packages claims Ericsson (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Birmingham is currently leading the way in charity rationalisation, reveals Mr Gary De'Ath.
Military Cost Cutting and Rationalisation Initiatives to Drive Uptake of Defence Logistics Information Systems