causa causa


  • (n) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy



  1. Noted with attention the quashing of a proposal before the Senate of Cambridge University to confer upon onetime Premier Ramsay Macdonald a doctorate of laws, honoris causa.
  2. Clergymen are slipping; a century ago they made up 45% of the honoris causa list, after World War II, 5%.


  1. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici holds roundtable discussion with immigrant rights advocates on reform proposal

    Among the 25 or so participants at the Beaverton Round were representatives from Causa, Oregon's mainly-Latino immigrant rights organization, Centro Cultural, the Latino cultural center in Cornelius and PCUN, the Woodburn-based farmworkers union.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Hillsboro Argus

  2. Nonprofit group sets job fair on Thursday

    Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC), which calls itself the third-largest Hispanic nonprofit organization in the country, has several positions available in Southeast Arizona.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

  3. Exposición de autos para una buena causa

    El pueblo de Kutztown fue escenario para el exhibición denominado "Extreme Illusions seven" y el dinero recaudado fue para una buena causa. Organizadores dicen que el dinero recaudado fue para la organización "Autism Speaks." Organizadores dicen que el evento fue un gran éxito. Video cortesía: NEW IMAGE / TRANKMOTORSPORTS
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

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  1. "The story told by 'Viva la Causa' couldn't be timelier," said SPLC Founder Morris Dees. "Latinos and immigrant workers of color are on the front lines of our country's most burning human rights struggle. We're seeing a rising tide of...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Morris Dees Source: MarketWatch

  2. While the Latin hitmaker might be known primarily for fun, super-catchy pop tunes, her new single, "Causa y Efecto," has a slight rocker edge that Paulina says reflects her desire to grow as an artist.
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Paulina Rubio Source:

  3. Adrià said: "This is not an honoris causa for me, but for everyone who dedicates themselves to gastronomy. I have fought all my life to make cooking part of our culture. The important fact during the past 50 years is the relation between science...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Ferran Adria Source: Independent

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