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"logic" in British English

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logicnoun [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 ​reducestaff when ​orders are the ​highest they have been for ​years. The internal logic of her ​argument is ​undeniable.

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(Definition of logic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"logic" in American English

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logicnoun [U]

 us   /ˈlɑdʒ·ɪk/
  • logic noun [U] (REASONABLE THINKING)

a ​particular way of ​thinking, esp. one that is ​reasonable and ​based on good ​judgment: I ​fail to ​see the logic of ​yourargument.
  • logic noun [U] (FORMAL THINKING)

a ​formal, ​scientificmethod of ​examining or ​thinking about ​ideas
(Definition of logic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"logic" in Business English

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logicnoun [U]

uk   us   /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 ​renewableresources.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 ​competitioncreates more ​efficiency.
(also programming logic) IT actions that a ​computerperforms, such as comparing and ​matching, that involve simple yes or no choices, rather than more complicated mathematics: Logic ​controls how the ​computercode is ​executed.
(Definition of logic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “logic”
in Korean 논리…
in Arabic مَنطِق…
in Malaysian logik…
in French logique…
in Russian логика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理性思維, 邏輯思維,理性思維…
in Italian logica…
in Turkish mantık…
in Polish logika…
in Spanish lógica…
in Vietnamese lô gic học…
in Portuguese lógica…
in Thai ตรรกศาสตร์, เหตุผล, ระบบการใช้เหตุผล…
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…
in Indonesian logika…
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