Definition of causal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    causal

     adjective
    adjective
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  1. 1(formal) connected with the relationship between two things, where one causes the other to happen the causal relationship between poverty and disease
  2. 2causal conjunction/connective (grammar) a word such as because that introduces a statement about the cause of something
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Are the two factors causally connected?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: causal