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cause-and-effect

[kawz-uh nd-i-fekt, -uh n-] /ˈkɔz ənd ɪˈfɛkt, -ən-/
adjective
1.
noting a relationship between actions or events such that one or more are the result of the other or others.
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noun

the concept that concept that an action or event will produce a certain response to the action in the form of another event; also written cause-effect , cause/effect

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