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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Producing an effect.

Usage examples (36)
  • Poverty as a causative factor in crime
  • The TB bacterium was first identified as the causative agent of tuberculosis in 1882.
  • Prions, which are a special class of proteins, are best known as causative factors for mad cow and other neurodegenerative diseases.
  • - Reassure the patient: anxiety may be a causative factor. for more
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