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caus·al

causal

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw zl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being or involving a cause.
The police consider jealousy to be a causal factor in the crime.
antonyms:
consequential
definition 2: pertaining to cause and effect.
There appears to be a causal link between this incident and what occurred later.The two things are not unrelated; in fact, there is a causal relationship between them.
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derivation: causally (adv.)