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causationism

[kaw-zey-shuh-niz-uh m] /kɔˈzeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the doctrine or theory that every event is the result of a prior and adequate cause.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; causation + -ism
Related forms
causationist, noun
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