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Synonyms for rationalization

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  1. rationalization, rationalisationnoun

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

    rationalisation, systematisation, systematization

  2. rationalization, rationalisationnoun

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

    rationalisation, systematisation, systematization

  3. rationalization, rationalisationnoun

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

    rationalisation, systematisation, systematization

  4. rationalization, rationalisationnoun

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

    rationalisation, systematisation, systematization

  5. systematization, systematisation, rationalization, rationalisationnoun

    systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale

    rationalisation, systematisation, systematization

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  1. Roger Stone:

    I don't offer any rationalization or excuse or justification. This is just a stupid lack of judgment.

  2. Matt Hawkins:

    The large public cannabis companies were overvalued. This is a come-back-to-Earth rationalization.

  3. Jason Kemp:

    As with almost every one of our peers, buffet restaurants took the brunt of the loss of sales during the pandemic and as such, the path to success requires hard choices to be made, including the rationalization of our overall footprint.

  4. Erik Prince:

    My advice on Qasem Soleimani -RSB- was correct in 2015 as was my plan for 2018 for rationalization in Afghanistan, the President knows the current Afghan paradigm is fatally flawed. I hope The President soon listens to different voices there too.

  5. Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss:

    With these stores making up less than 5 percent of GPS's owned fleet, we feel like more attention should be focused on rationalization in North America where the company owns 2,600-plus stores.

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  • racionalizaceCzech
  • RationalisierungGerman
  • tehostaminen, rationaalistaminen, järkeistäminen, päättely, järkiperäistäminen, rationalisointi, järkeily, sieventäminen, perusteluFinnish
  • rationalisationFrench
  • rationalisatieDutch
  • рационализацияRussian

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