multicausal

adjective

mul·​ti·​caus·​al ˌməl-tē-ˈkȯ-zəl How to pronounce multicausal (audio)
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: having, involving, or allowing for more than one cause
a multicausal problem
multicausal models of disease
multicausal explanations for the war

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multicausal was in 1935

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“Multicausal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicausal. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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