causal causal  /ˈkɔ zəl/


  • (adj) involving or constituting a cause; causing

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  1. Glass cautions that most studies don't necessarily prove a causal link between greenness and health, but they're nonetheless helping spur action.
  2. Obesity is a causal contributor, but it's one of many.
  3. Certainly not in a causal sense.


  1. Michael Jordan comparisons a disservice to LeBron James’ wide-reaching game

    The mythology of Michael Jordan has done wonders for the NBA as an industry, but it’s also been largely misinterpreted. Jordan was the best player the league had ever seen as well as the most ruthless, two qualities that many basketball historians bind with a causal link.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick - The Life and Times of William A. Wellman

    Recommended The Movie:   It's a bit curious that director William Wellman isn'tbetter known.   Where his contemporariesJohn Ford and Howard Hawks will elicit smiles andnods fromcausal film viewers, you have to be a movie buff to know that the sameman whodirected the winner of the very first Academy Award for Best Picturealsodirected such diverse films as A Star isBorn and The Public ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

  3. Genetic research clarifies link between hypertension and Vitamin D deficiency

    A large-scale genetic study involving over 155,000 individuals has enabled researchers to discover the causal link between hypertension and vitamin D deficiency. The results provide a strong case for food fortification with vitamin D in order to prevent some kinds of cardiovascular disease, they say.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily


  1. "None of the research establishes or suggests a causal link between minors playing violent video games and actual psychological or neurological harm, and inferences to that effect would not be reasonable," Callahan said in her ruling.
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Consuelo María Callahan Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Bernanke says "the causal relationship between the housing problem and the broad financial system was very complex and difficult to predict."
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: WLOS

  3. "For the last six months, all we've seen is US-England, so if you're a causal fan at home, you might think this is the final," said US star midfielder Landon Donovan. "Every time we have an opportunity to play we, have an opportunity to grow...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Donovan Source: New York Post

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