cause in fact

Definition of "cause in fact"
  1. This is the main event or action without which a specific outcome or consequence would not have occurred in a situation
How to use "cause in fact" in a sentence
  1. The drunk driver running the red light was the cause in fact of the car accident.
  2. Despite the icy conditions, the reckless speeding was the cause in fact of the collision.
  3. The doctor's misdiagnosis was determined to be the cause in fact of the patient's deteriorating health.

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