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rationale

(răsh″ŭn-ăl′) [L.]
The logical or fundamental reason for a course of action or procedure.
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appropriate rationale for allowing plaintiffs to retain these types of
Rationales: According to one former board judge, "The key to the proceeding is almost always the rationale to combine the references." See Law360's AIA Survival Guide: Preparing An Airtight Petition (Sept.
This person understands the design rationale but is not buying it.
In this article we begin with a review of the theoretical and research literature focused on the process of rationale development.
Not recording the rationale of a judicial or administrative decision promotes unaccountability.
As someone with background in both the traditional humanities--in which I would place theorizing about the nature of history--and in the social sciences, my understanding of relevance, rationale, and impact are that they are determined within specific social, cultural, and historical contexts.
His mean percentage of trials with compliance during all rationale sessions was 29% (range, 0-100%); this compliance occurred after the rationale was delivered, and not immediately after the original request.
Perhaps this question has been covered and I just didn't see the issue, but have you done a story on the rationale behind the different types of safeties found on handguns?
The process or criteria for arranging students can be classified into three broad categories: social rationale, political rationale, or instructional rationale.
CCP, taking cognizance of the fee, had expressed its concern over the imposition and asked CAA about the rationale in imposing the fee.
THE aficionados will have eyes only for the Dewhurst and the Champion Stakes at Newmarket today, but it's the Totesport.com Cesarewitch (3.40) all the way for me, and David Pipe's Royal Rationale is the one to be on at 16-1 this morning.
com Cesarewitch, this year with Mamlook and Royal Rationale.