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English definition of “logical”

logical

adjective     /ˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
B2 using reason: a logical choice/conclusion Students need the ability to construct a logical argument. It was the logical thing to do (= the decision was a reasonable one when all the facts were considered). → Opposite illogicalLogic and reason logically     /-i/ adverb C2 Her ideas were clear and logically presented.Logic and reason
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