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causality

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noun cau·sal·i·ty \kȯ-ˈza-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of causality

  • : the relationship between something that happens or exists and the thing that causes it

  • : the idea that something can cause another thing to happen or exist

Full Definition of causality

plural cau·sal·i·ties

  1. 1 :  a causal quality or agency

  2. 2 :  the relation between a cause and its effect or between regularly correlated events or phenomena

Examples of causality

  1. Scientists found no causality between the events.

  2. <a supreme being is a being that, by definition, has no causality of its own>



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First Known Use of causality

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