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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.
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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
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cau•sal•i•ty

(kɔˈzæl ɪ ti)

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

causality

[kɔːˈzælɪtɪ] Ncausalidad f
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causality

[kɔːˈzælɪti] ncausalité f
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causality

nKausalität f
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causality

[kɔːˈzælɪtɪ] ncausalità
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"The possibility that magnetic fields associated with electricity transmission may cause Some cases of childhood cancer cannot be dismissed," he wrote, "but the lack of consistency among published studies, and the absence of an accepted biological explanation for such a relation, means that we have to conclude that at present no causal relation has been established."
Evidence compiled on the pertussis vaccine "indicates a causal relation" not only with anaphylaxis but also with extended periods of inconsolable squalling in infants who have just received the injection, the panel reports.
Senior author Dr Anke Maitland-van der Zee said that although the study has shown that breastfeeding has a protective factor for asthma exacerbation, it is still unclear whether there is a causal relation between breastfeeding and asthma exacerbation; however the relation might be explained by the influence of breastfeeding on the immune system.
So, that the idea represents the sun and not some other object is determined internally by the mind (via some set of latent descriptive features) and not externally by the sun (via the causal relation between the sun's formal reality and the idea's objective reality).