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British English: /ˈriːz(ə)n/
American English: /ˈrizən/

Translation of reason in Arabic:


  • 1 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
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود 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] (common sense)
    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


intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد


also: reasoned adjective/صفة


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