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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Involving or constituting a reason for an action or condition.

Usage examples (37)
  • These theories provide not only descriptions of, but also causal explanations for, the behavior of moving objects.
  • A causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices
  • However, I heard discussion of objects being in causal contact requiring instantaneous connection.
  • I think that if CO2 is a main causal variable, then we will see temperature increases going forward. for more
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  • To the "casual" (happening by chance) observer, there may seem to be a "causal" (relating to cause and effect) relationship between the full moon and an increase in car accidents.
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