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noun [uncountable] reasoning pronunciation in British English /ˈriːz(ə)nɪŋ/
  1. the process of thinking about something in an intelligent sensible way in order to make a decision or form an opinion
    It’s difficult to understand the judge’s reasoning in this case.
    reasoning behind: The reasoning behind this decision appears to be sound.
    line of reasoning (=a way of looking at a problem): That’s an interesting line of reasoning.


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