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causation

noun

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someone or something responsible for a result
  • presented data that supports the thesis that poverty is the primary causation of crime

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The first known use of causation was in 1615

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“Causation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/causation. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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