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Rationalisation

noun
1.
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening.  Synonym: rationalization.
2.
The cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason.  Synonym: rationalization.
3.
(mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation.  Synonym: rationalization.
4.
The organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency.  Synonym: rationalization.
5.
Systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale.  Synonyms: rationalization, systematisation, systematization.






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