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cause

noun (REASON) 原因     /kɔːz/ US  /kɑːz/
[C or U] the reason why something, especially something bad, happens (尤指不好的事情发生的)原因,起因 The police are still trying to establish the cause of the fire. 警方仍在努力查证失火的原因。 She had died of natural causes. 她是自然死亡。 I wouldn't tell you without (good) cause (= if there was not a (good) reason). 没有(正当的)理由,我是不会告诉你的。 I believe we have/there is just cause (= a fair reason) for taking this action. 我认为我们采取这样的行动有正当的理由。 Causing things to happen
[U] a reason to feel something or to behave in a particular way 理由;根据;缘故 He's never given me any cause for concern. 他从未让我担心过。 Motives and reasons
(Definition of cause noun (REASON) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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