causality

[kaw-zal-i-tee]
noun, plural causalities.
1.
the relation of cause and effect: The result is the same, however differently the causality is interpreted.
2.
causal quality or agency.

Origin:
1595–1605; causal + -ity

noncausality, noun

casualty, causality, causation, cause (see synonym study at cause).
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causality (kɔːˈzælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a.  the relationship of cause and effect
 b.  the principle that nothing can happen without being caused
2.  causal agency or quality

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Example sentences
So causality is not being violated, unless you had new laws of physics.
One way to think of it is confusing correlation with causality.
The exact causality can only be speculated at this point but the correlations
  are robust.
The amazing thing there is that they can do this without violating causality.
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