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English definition of “causal”

causal

adjective uk   /ˈkɔː.zəl/ us    /ˈkɑː-/ formal
causal relationship, link, etc. a relationship, link, etc. between two things in which one causes the other: Is there a causal relationship between violence on television and violent behaviour?Causing things to happen
causally
adverb /-i/
We cannot say that the two events are causally connected.
(Definition of causal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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