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to cause: to make happen, to provoke, to generate, to produce
The extreme weather is caused by global warming.
An accident caused me to be late for work. I was late for because there was a car crash.
(lung cancer is often) caused by (smoking): (lung cancer is often) provoked by (smoking)
a cause: a reason, a motive
Alcohol is the cause of many accidents.
We're trying to raise money for a good cause, this is a great charity.

Pronunciation examples
UK: What caused the accident?
US: The good news was a cause for celebration.

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