causationism

causationism
causationist, n.
/kaw zay"sheuh niz'euhm/, n.
the doctrine or theory that every event is the result of a prior and adequate cause.
[1840-50; CAUSATION + -ISM]

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  • causationism — cau·sa·tion·ism …   English syllables

  • causationism — shəˌnizəm noun ( s) : the principle or law of universal causation * * * causationist, n. /kaw zay sheuh niz euhm/, n. the doctrine or theory that every event is the result of a prior and adequate cause. [1840 50; CAUSATION + ISM] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • causationist — sh(ə)nə̇st noun ( s) : a believer in causationism * * * causāˈtionist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cause …   Useful english dictionary

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