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logic

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈlɒdʒɪk/
sensible methods of thinking and making good decisions: business/economic/commercial logicthe logic of sth Customers support what we're doing, because they see the logic of using renewable resources.there is logic in/to sth There is clear logic in putting the two businesses together. If there's any logic to privatization, it's that competition creates more efficiency.
(also programming logic) IT actions that a computer performs, such as comparing and matching, that involve simple yes or no choices, rather than more complicated mathematics: Logic controls how the computer code is executed.
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