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cause

noun (REASON)
原因
 
 
/kɔːz/ US  /kɑːz/
[C or U] the reason why something, especially something bad, happens
(尤指不好的事情發生的)原因,起因
The police are still trying to establish the cause of the fire.
警方仍在努力調查失火的原因。
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).
沒有(正當的)理由,我是不會告訴你的。
I believe we have/there is just cause (= a fair reason) for taking this action.
我認為我們採取這樣的行動有正當的理由。
Causing things to happen
[U] a reason to feel something or to behave in a particular way
理由;根據;緣故
He's never given me any cause for concern.
他從未讓我擔心過。
Motives and reasons
(Definition of cause noun (REASON) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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