Causa causans

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Updated: Aug 20, 2021

The true cause, or the sum of all incidents bringing about a particular situation, as opposed to the causa proxima, the final cause or last straw, or the causa remota, the most remote cause. The causa proximo is normally taken to be the actual cause in legal proceedings.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.



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