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reasoning

noun [U]     /ˈriː.zən.ɪŋ/
C2 the process of thinking about something in order to make a decision : The reasoning behind her conclusion is impossible to fault .Logic and reason be no reasoning with sb If there is no reasoning with someone, it is impossible to persuade that person to change their opinions or actions : She's absolutely determined to go and there's just no reasoning with her.Debate and discussion
(Definition of reasoning noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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