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causal adj

1 : of, relating to, or constituting a cause [ negligence]
2 : involving causation or a cause [no relationship between driving without insurance and the accident "National Law Journal"] [a link exists between the deceptive act and the injury "National Law Journal"]
3 : arising from a cause

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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