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reason

Pronunciation: /ˈriːz(ə)n/

Translation of reason in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (cause) سَبَب (plural: أَسْباب), داعٍ (plural: دَواعٍ), دافِع (plural: دَوافِعُ) the reason is that … السَبَبُ هو أنّ ... what was his reason for resigning? ما السَبَبُ الّذي دَفَعَهُ للاسْتِقالةِ؟ for no good reason, without good reason بِدونِ \ بِلا سَبَبٍ وَجيهٍ if, for any reason, you can't come إذا لم تَسْتَطِع الحُضورَ لِأَيِّ سَبَبٍ من الأَسْبابِ if he doesn't do it, I shall want to know the reason why إذا لم يَفْعَلْهُ، سَأَحْتاجُ إلى مَعْرِفةِ السَبَبِ by reason of [formal/رسمي], بِسَبَبِ
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود (grounds) سَبَب (plural: أَسْباب), مُبَرِّر (plural: مُبَرِّرات), دافِع (plural: دَوافِعُ) they had good or every reason to be worried لَدَيْهِمْ كُلُّ الحَقِّ في القَلَقِ I have reason to believe that … لَدَيَّ أَسْبابي في الاعْتِقادِ بِأَنَّ ... I had no reason to doubt him لم يَكُنْ لَدَيَّ سَبَبٌ للشَكِّ فيهِ all the more reason to insist on it مِمّا يَزيدُ من أَسْبابِ الإصْرارِ عَلَيْهِ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود [formal/رسمي], (common sense) المَعْقول, المَنْطِقيّ to listen to or see reason اسْتَمَعَ لِصَوْتِ العَقْلِ it stands to reason هو أَمْرٌ مَعْقولٌ \ مَنْطِقيٌّ within reason في حُدودِ المَعْقولِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

[formal/رسمي]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

[formal/رسمي]

adjective/صفة (reasoned)

[formal/رسمي]

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