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English definition of “causative”


adjective     /ˈkɔː.zə.tɪv/ US  /ˈkɑː.zə.t̬ɪv/ formal
acting as the cause of something: Smoking is a causative factor in the development of several serious diseases, including lung cancer.Causing things to happen
(Definition of causative adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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