Meaning of CAUSATIVE in English

CAUSATIVE

caus ‧ a ‧ tive /ˈkɔːzətɪv $ ˈkɒː-/ BrE AmE adjective formal

acting as the cause of something:

Smoking is a causative factor in several major diseases.

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