There are 2 translations of reason in Spanish:

reason1

Pronunciation: /ˈriːzn/

n

  • 1 u c (cause) razón (f), motivo (m) the reason that I'm telling you is … la razón por la que te lo digo es …, el motivo por el que te lo digo es … that was the main reason I accepted esa fue la razón principal por la que acepté there's no reason why we should fail no tenemos por qué fracasar I'd like to know the reason why quisiera saber por qué or el porqué I'll want to know the reason why! ¡me vas ( or van etc) a tener que dar explicaciones! all the more reason he should go razón de más para que vaya I left it there for a reason por algo lo dejé ahí for health reasons por razones or motivos de salud with (good) reason con razón for reasons best known to herself por razones or motivos que solo ella conoce, vete a saber por qué [familiar/colloquial] she has good reason to be upset tiene razones or motivos para estar disgustada reason for sth razón or motivo de algo the reason for the delay la razón or el motivo del retraso what reason did he give for leaving? ¿qué razón or motivo dio para irse?reason to + inf I have reason to believe that … tengo razones or motivos para pensar que … there's no reason to worry no hay por qué preocuparse should you have any reason to complain si usted tuviera algún motivo de queja you've no reason to complain no tienes motivos para quejarte
  • 2 u (faculty) razón (f) to reach the age of reason alcanzar* la madurez the Age of Reason la Edad de la Razón, el Siglo de las Luces to lose one's reason perder* la razón
  • 3 u (good sense) there's some reason in what she says hay cierta lógica en lo que dice where's the reason in starting over again? ¿qué sentido tiene volver a empezar? to listen to reason atender* a razones to make sb see reason hacer* entrar en razón a algn he couldn't make her see reason no pudo hacerla entrar en razón I'm prepared to do anything, within reason, to … estoy dispuesto a hacer cualquier cosa, dentro de lo razonable, para … it stands to reason es lógico

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 2 translations of reason in Spanish:

reason2

Phrasal verbs

reason out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
entender* (razonando) she just couldn't reason it out por más que pensaba or discurría, no lo podía entender

reason with

v + prep + o
razonar* con

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.