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[kawz-uh nd-i-fekt, -uh n-] /ˈkɔz ənd ɪˈfɛkt, -ən-/
noting a relationship between actions or events such that one or more are the result of the other or others. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The family took shape in a world of cause-and-effect, which also determined religious practices.

  • But, for the rest, let no man ask History to explain by cause-and-effect how the business proceeded henceforth.

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