Definition of causation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kɔːˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɔːˈzeɪʃn//
    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1the process of one event causing or producing another event
  2. 2= causality
  3. Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Latin causatio(n-) ‘pretext’ (in medieval Latin ‘the action of causing’), from causare ‘to cause’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: causation

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