rational

rational(
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shih
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nuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (logical)
a. racional
Her rational arguments convinced everyone that she was right.Sus argumentos racionales convencieron a todos de que tenía razón.
b. lógico
I'm sure there's a rational explanation for his behavior, but I haven't found it yet.Estoy seguro de que hay una explicación lógica para su comportamiento, pero aún no la he encontrado.
c. razonable
We should just jail them all. - I'd prefer to try something more rational.Deberíamos meterlos a todos en la cárcel. - Yo preferiría probar algo más razonable.
2. (able to reason)
a. racional
Are insects rational beings?¿Son seres racionales los insectos?
3. (sane)
a. cuerdo
I am having difficulty finding rational people who are willing to run for office.Me cuesta trabajo encontrar gente cuerda dispuesta a postularse para un cargo.
b. sensato
We have a small group of rational advisors to help ensure the organization is successful.Tenemos un pequeño grupo de asesores sensatos que garantizan que la organización sea exitosa.
4. (mathematics)
a. racional
The square root of two is not a rational number.La raíz cuadrada de dos no es un número racional.
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rational
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (sensible)
a. racional
2. (sane)
a. lúcido(a)
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rational [ˈræʃənl]
adjective
1 (logical) [+argument, explanation] racional; lógico
the rational thing to do would be to ... lo lógico or racional sería ...
2 (reasonable) razonable
let's be rational about this seamos razonables
3 (sane) [+person] sensato; cuerdo
he seemed quite rational parecía estar perfectamente sensato or cuerdo
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rational number (n) (Mat) número (m) racional
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