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first cause

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1. a source or cause of something
2. (Theology) (often capitals) (esp in philosophy) God considered as the uncaused creator of all beings apart from himself
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Noun1.first cause - an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause; "God is the first cause"
causal agency, causal agent, cause - any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
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And the first cause of your losing it is to neglect this art; and what enables you to acquire a state is to be master of the art.
The first cause is for that curious inditing and hard sentence is full heavy at one and the same time for a child to learn.
As for the fisherman, as he was the first cause of the deliverance of the young prince, the Sultan gave him much money, and made him and his family happy for the rest of their days.
The reader will remember that the first cause of uneasiness was given to the prisoner by the rage of Jacob when Gryphus crushed the first bulb.
Generally, I would say that in the scheme of a First Cause anything is possible.
Not caring to venture within range of such missles again, the boy discreetly sent in his stead the first cause of the interruption, who now presented herself at the door.
And, of all the people in the world, my grandmother, Lady Malkinshaw, was the unconscious first cause of the events which brought me and the beloved object together again, for the third time!
The "Cypria" begins with the first causes of the war, the purpose of Zeus to relieve the overburdened earth, the apple of discord, the rape of Helen.
The conductor seemed unwilling to go into first causes.
The Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) affirmed the authenticity and integrity of the 2016 elections as it dismissed the first cause of action of former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Theologians and materialists agree that this universe has a self-sustaining First Cause.
Neelima's fourth exhibition, titled First Cause, explores ideas such as the first rain, first light, and first darkness.

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