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logic

noun [U] uk   /ˈlɒdʒ.ɪk/ us    /ˈlɑː.dʒɪk/

logic noun [U] (REASONABLE THINKING)

C1 a particular way of thinking, especially one that is reasonable and based on good judgment: I fail to see the logic behind his argument. If prices go up, wages will go up too - that's just logic. There's no logic in the decision to reduce staff when orders are the highest they have been for years. The internal logic of her argument is undeniable.
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logic noun [U] (FORMAL THINKING)

Translations of “logic”
in Korean 논리…
in Arabic مَنطِق…
in French logique…
in Turkish mantık…
in Italian logica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理性思維, 邏輯思維,理性思維…
in Russian логика…
in Polish logika…
in Spanish lógica…
in Portuguese lógica…
in German die Logik…
in Catalan lògica…
in Japanese 論理…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理性思维, 逻辑思维,理性思维…
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