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rationale is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of rationale in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… urban islands but the rationale is and …”

meanings of rationale


  1. A liturgical vestment worn by some Christian bishops of various denominations.
  2. An explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something.
  3. A justification or rationalization for something.

rationale frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rationale occurs in english on average 5.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rationale can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rationale can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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