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reason

1. Philosophy the intellect regarded as a source of knowledge, as contrasted with experience
2. Logic grounds for a belief; a premise of an argument supporting that belief
3. reasons of State political justifications for an immoral act

reason

the capacity of the human mind to make logical inferences, undertake rational arguments, understand the world, solve problems. What the nature, social determinants and limits of this capacity are, however, is much debated. See RATIONALISM IDEALISM, EMPIRICISM, ONTOLOGY; see also PRACTICAL REASONING.
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At this period in the progress of our race a very large proportion of the young men who went to school or to college did so with the expressed determination to prepare themselves to be great lawyers, or Congressmen, and many of the women planned to become music teachers; but I had a reasonably fixed idea, even at that early period in my life, that there was a need for something to be done to prepare the way for successful lawyers, Congressmen, and music teachers.
The result was, that, after a few struggles, Oliver breathed, sneezed, and proceeded to advertise to the inmates of the workhouse the fact of a new burden having been imposed upon the parish, by setting up as loud a cry as could reasonably have been expected from a male infant who had not been possessed of that very useful appendage, a voice, for a much longer space of time than three minutes and a quarter.
I understand Chris still wants to keep the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car slot.
In 2011 inspectors found it to be a safe and decent prison that provided reasonably good work, training and education and some solid resettlement support.
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I feel I performed reasonably well in helping England to get to the semi-final stage of the Champions Trophy, but obviously I've been overlooked.
The two deputies) reasonably suspected appellant's car was not properly licensed after they 'ran' the license plate and found it was not found in the records of the DMV.
9100-3, because he acted reasonably and in good faith and the government's interests would not be prejudiced.
A controlled services transaction occurs when a commonly controlled party undertakes an activity that gives another controlled party a reasonably identifiable increment of economic or commercial value ("benefit").
A camp that hosts adult programs may well determine it has greater likelihood of needing an AED than other camps; a camp that serves people with cardiac problems could reasonably anticipate needing an AED more than camps with noncardiac populations.
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