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Causative

causative adj

1 : effective or operating as a cause [the negligent act]
2 : causal [the link between stress and coronary artery disease "National Law Journal"]



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

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