causal - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈkɔːz(ə)l/
  1. 1
    formal if there is a causal connection or relationship between two events, one event causes the other

    They long ago established a causal link between smoking and lung cancer.

  2. 2
    linguistics a causal conjunction such as ‘because’ introduces a statement describing the cause of something
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