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How to sign: a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
"their principles of composition characterized all their works";
Similiar / Same: rule
How to sign: (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)
"the rationale for capital punishment"; "the principles of internal-combustion engines";
Similiar / Same: rationale
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