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reasonable

(rē′zə-nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of reasoning; rational: a reasonable person.
2. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking: a reasonable solution to the problem.

rea′son·a·bil′i·ty, rea′son·a·ble·ness n.
rea′son·a·bly adv.
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