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cause (KAWS) (noun)
1. A strong social position or movement which adherents believe must be defended: The young man stood proudly behind the cause of his friends to raise money for charity during school hours.
2. Something or someone that produces an effect, result, or condition: The exact cause of the accident is still not known.
cause (KAWS) (verb)
To make something happen or exist: If he swerved the car, it could cause an accident.
caws (KAWS) (noun)
The cry or "song" of such birds as crows or ravens which are loud and raucous: The ravens at the Tower of London greeted the day with loud caws and much wing flapping.

The caws of the crows were the cause of Olivia's waking up early in the morning.

Fortunately, this gave her more time to prepare for the committee that was working for the cause of the unemployed.

Units related to: “cause
(Latin: cause, reason, purpose; judicial process, lawsuit)
(Greek: cause, causation, originating; that which causes or originates something)
(Latin: a suffix; make, do, build, cause, produce)
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A controversy which attracts a lot of public attention; such as, a legal case or a trial. (1)
challenges for cause
In jury selection, the method used by either the prosecution or defense attorneys to strike or to remove prospective jurors from the available jury pool because of prejudices they might have, either toward the defendant or the prosecution.

Prospective jurors may also be excused from jury duty because of being law enforcement officers, relatives of law enforcement officers, court officers, or relatives of court officers.

Any obvious bias for or against a defendant may result in the exclusion of the biased prospective juror.

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first cause
The beginning of an entire series of causes; usually, identified with God.
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