Origin of causation
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- the act or fact of causing; the production of an effect by a cause
- the relationship of cause and effect
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Word Origin and History for causational
1640s, from Latin causationem (nominative causatio) "excuse, pretext," in Medieval Latin "action of causing," from causa (see cause).
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