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

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