causa causans


causa causans
'real, or the effect of, damage'. The concept is a legal one based on common sense. See causation.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • causa causans — /kowˈzanz/ noun (law) 1. The immediate cause 2. The cause giving rise to liability • • • Main Entry: ↑causa …   Useful english dictionary

  • causa causans — /koza kozaenz/ The immediate cause; the last link in the chain of causation …   Black's law dictionary

  • causa causans — /koza kozaenz/ The immediate cause; the last link in the chain of causation …   Black's law dictionary

  • causa causans — The causing cause; the efficient cause …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • causa sine qua non — /kow sah si ne kwah nohn /; Eng. /kaw zeuh suy nee kway non , kaw zeuh sin ay kwah nohn /, Latin. an indispensable condition; requisite. [lit., a cause without which not] * * * causa sine qua non /sīˈnē kwā non or sinˈe kwä nōn/ (law) An… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cause — 1 n 1: something that brings about an effect or result the negligent act which was the cause of the plaintiff s injury ◇ The cause of an injury must be proven in both tort and criminal cases. actual cause: cause in fact in this entry but–for… …   Law dictionary

  • Cause — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Constant antecedent. < N PARAG:Cause >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cause cause origin source principle element Sgm: N 1 occasioner occasioner prime mover primum mobile Sgm: N 1 vera causa vera causa …   English dictionary for students

  • last straw — Synonyms and related words: causa causans, causa finalis, causal sequence, causing cause, efficient cause, final cause, first cause, formal cause, immanent cause, immediate cause, occasional cause, provocation, proximate cause, remote cause,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Josiah Child — Sir Josiah Child(1630 1699) attributed to John Riley. National Portrait Gallery 5932 Sir Josiah Child of Wanstead, 1st Baronet (1630 – 22 June 1699), English merchant, economist proponent of mercantilism and governor of the East India Company,… …   Wikipedia

  • cau|sa cau|sans — «K zuh KOH zuhns», Latin. original cause; primary cause: »The apron per se is the causa causans of her ladyship s displeasure (Punch) …   Useful english dictionary


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