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cau·sa·tion

 (kô-zā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of causing.
2. A cause.
3. Causality.

causation

(kɔːˈzeɪʃən)
n
1. the act or fact of causing; the production of an effect by a cause
2. the relationship of cause and effect
cauˈsational adj

cau•sa•tion

(kɔˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or fact of causing.
2. the relation of cause to effect; causality.
3. anything that produces an effect; cause.
[1640–50; < Medieval Latin]
cau•sa′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.causation - the act of causing something to happen
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
sending - the act of causing something to go (especially messages)
trigger, initiation, induction - an act that sets in motion some course of events
coercion, compulsion - using force to cause something to occur; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"
influence - causing something without any direct or apparent effort
inducing, inducement - act of bringing about a desired result; "inducement of sleep"
Translations

causation

[kɔːˈzeɪʃən] Ncausalidad f

causation

nKausalität f; (of particular event)Ursache f; the law of causationdas Kausalgesetz or -prinzip
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