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How to Pronounce Cause: Learn how to pronounce Cause in English correctly

Learn how to say Cause correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word cause:

1a person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition:
the cause of the accident is not clear
[mass noun] reasonable grounds for doing, thinking, or feeling something:
Faye’s condition had given no cause for concern
[count noun]:
class size is a cause for complaint in some schools
2a principle, aim, or movement to which one is committed and which one is prepared to defend or advocate:
she devoted her whole adult life to the cause of deaf people
I’m raising money for good causes
3a matter to be resolved in a court of law:
forty-five causes were entered in the list for the March session
an individual’s case offered at law:
the rule that no man should be a judge in his own cause
[with object]
make (something, especially something bad) happen:
this disease can cause blindness
[with object and infinitive]:
we have no idea what has happened to cause people to stay away
[with two objects]:
you could cause them problems
cause and effect
the principle of causation:
the post-Cartesian attempt to see everything as governed by simple laws of cause and effect
the operation or relation of a cause and its effect:
cause and effect play an important part in the universe
cause of action
Law a fact or facts that enable a person to bring an action against another:
the plaintiff had a good cause of action in negligence
in the cause of
so as to support, promote, or defend something:
he gave his life in the cause of freedom
make common cause
unite in order to achieve a shared aim:
nationalist movements made common cause with the reformers
a rebel without a cause
a person who is dissatisfied with society but does not have a specific aim to fight for:
he was a rebel without a cause, a born mutineer
[from the title of a US film, released in 1955]
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin causa (noun), causare (verb)