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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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"We have I think reasonably attractive news from Pakistan and India," said Trump at a news conference in Vietnam after a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
In his opening statement at a press conference at the end of his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the Vietnamese capital, Trump said the US has some 'reasonably attractive news' from Pakistan and India.
The defendant moved for summary disposition on the grounds that it could not be held liable because plaintiff's action of partially climbing into the machine constituted "misuse" that was not reasonably foreseeable.
The language reasonably as bringing councillor Patrick ' In a letter to Mr Barratt, seen by the M.E.N, the council's interim head of legal and democratic services and monitoring officer, Patrick Arran, said he did not consider Coun Butler's tweet to be bullying, but sai the 'language was abusive.' ".' "Councillor Butler did use the term 'sock puppet w*** in a tweet and the language used was inappropriate," the letter read.
The board reversed the committee's decision determining that the image of a wizard and the name "Ticket Wizard" cannot be reasonably interpreted by a consumer as a prediction of success and is permissible under Rule 4-7.13(b)(1).
CARDIFF Cycling Campaign has objected that the council's duty to provide sites that are "reasonably accessible" to most Cardiff residents means they have to provide for access for cyclists.
I understand Chris still wants to keep the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car slot.
PRISON chiefs have described a County Durham prison as "reasonably safe" but acknowledged it faced challenges.
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The National Advertising Review Board (NARB), New York, NY, has determined that certain claims made by Matrixx Initiatives, Bridgewater, NJ, for its Zicam Cold Remedy products would not reasonably be understood to mean that use of the products prevents colds.
Historically, the Commission considers a violation S&S if it is reasonably likely to result in a reasonably serious injury.
Auto Business News-July 1, 2013--Top Gear ranks Vauxhall Astra new reasonably priced car(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk