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Adjective: causative  ko-zu-tiv
  1. Producing an effect
    "poverty as a causative factor in crime"

See also: abortifacient, activating, actuating, anorectic, anorexigenic, causal, conducive, contributing, contributive, contributory, errhine [archaic], fast, inducive, inductive, motivating, motivative, motive, motor, precipitating, responsible, responsible for, sternutative, sternutatory, tributary

Antonym: noncausal

Encyclopedia: Causative