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His departure was cause for celebration in the village.
The doctor's report on the biopsy states that there is no cause for concern.
He wouldn't have done it without good cause (=a good reason).
Campaigners hope that people will be sympathetic to their cause.
He has championed (=strongly supported) the cause of renewable energy since the mid-1970s.
This is the British English definition of cause. View American English definition of cause.