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cause

noun [C/U] (REASON)   /kɔz/
something without which something else would not happen: [C] The investigation will determine the cause of the airplane accident. [C] She studied the causes of human behavior. Cause is also reason for doing or feeling something: [U] He had just cause to feel disturbed by these events. [U] There is no cause for alarm. cause    /kɔz/ verb [T] The wind and rain caused several accidents.
(Definition of cause noun (REASON) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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