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vera causa

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Pronunciation: /ˌvɛːrə ˈkaʊzə/

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Definition of vera causa in English:

noun (plural verae causae /ˌvɛːriː ˈkaʊziː/)

chiefly historical
(In Newtonian philosophy) the true cause of a natural phenomenon, by an agency whose existence is independently evidenced.

Origin

Latin, literally 'real cause'.

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