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cau·sal·i·ty

 (kô-zăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. cau·sal·i·ties
1. The principle of or relationship between cause and effect.
2. A causal agency, force, or quality.

causality

(kɔːˈzælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1.
a. the relationship of cause and effect
b. the principle that nothing can happen without being caused
2. causal agency or quality

cau•sal•i•ty

(kɔˈzæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the relation of cause and effect.
2. causal quality or agency.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.causality - the relation between causes and effects
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Translations

causality

[kɔːˈzælɪtɪ] Ncausalidad f

causality

[kɔːˈzælɪti] ncausalité f

causality

nKausalität f

causality

[kɔːˈzælɪtɪ] ncausalità
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