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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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A causal relationship is a way of describing how a cause and effect interact.
Researchers Silvia Galdi, Anne Mss, and Mara Cadinu designed two experimental studies that used video materials of actual TV shows to investigate the causal relationship between TV exposure and harassing conduct.
The causal relationship between people, facilities and their proper usage is a fundamental operating principle for urban health.
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She sets out to define clearly the criteria and characteristics of turning points by drawing from other disciplines, conceptualizes high school graduation as a potential turning point in late adolescence, and empirically investigates the causal relationship between high school graduation and adult offending behavior as well as the mechanisms of such a relationship.
The authors, while stressing this did not prove a causal relationship, did emphasize that the results were a good first step in understanding the basis of these birth defects.
Although we cannot infer a causal relationship between coffee drinking and lower risk of death, we believe these results do provide some reassurance that coffee drinking does not adversely affect health.
The research, published last night, found epilepsy is not associated with an increased risk of violent crime and it questions previous expert opinion which has suggested a causal relationship between the two.
The more difficult problem for researchers is establishing the causal relationship between the education levels of parents and their children.
The court commented that at trial, to be sure, the plaintiff herein would have the burden of proving, not only the acts of negligence, but their causal relationship with the injury alleged.
evidence is sufficient to infer a causal relationship between asbestos exposure and laryngeal cancer.