Meaning of CAUSAL in English

CAUSAL

caus ‧ al /ˈkɔːz ə l $ ˈkɒː-/ BrE AmE adjective

1 . relating to the connection between two things, where one causes the other to happen or exist ⇨ cause

causal relationship/link/factor etc

a causal relationship between unemployment and crime

2 . technical a causal ↑ conjunction , such as ‘because’, introduces a statement about the cause of something

—causally adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.