Translation of "rationalize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (CHANGE) 变化 (UK usually rationalise) uk us /ˈræʃ.ən.əl.aɪz/

to make a company, way of working, etc. more effective, usually by combining or stopping particular activities, or (of a company, way of working, etc.) to become more effective in this way

We rationalized the production system so that one operator could control all three machines. 我们对生产系统进行了优化组合,这样一来,1个人可以操控3台机器。
The recession is forcing the company to rationalize. 经济衰退促使公司进行合理化改革。
rationalization (UK usually rationalisation) uk us /ˌræʃ.ən.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ noun [ C or U ]

(Translation of “rationalize verb (CHANGE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)