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cause

US [kɔz]
UK [kɔːz]
  • n.原因;事业;病因;理由
  • v.导致;使;引起;产生
  • Web造成;起因
Plural Form:causes  Past Participle:caused  Present Participle:causing  
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n.
1.
[c]
原因;起因the person or thing that makes sth happen
Unemployment is a major cause of poverty.
失业是贫困的主要原因。
There was discussion about the fire and its likely cause.
对那场火灾及其可能的起因进行了讨论。
Drinking and driving is one of the most common causes of traffic accidents.
酒后驾车是导致交通事故最常见的原因之一。
2.
[u]
~ (for sth)
理由;动机;缘故a reason for having particular feelings or behaving in a particular way
There is no cause for concern .
没有理由担忧。
The food was excellent─I had no cause for complaint .
饭菜好极了,我没理由抱怨。
with/without good cause(= with/without a good reason)
理由充分;无缘无故
3.
[c]
(支持或为之奋斗的)事业,目标,思想an organization or idea that people support or fight for
Animal welfare campaigners raised £70 000 for their cause last year.
动物保护主义者去年为保护动物募集了 7 万英镑。
a good cause(= an organization that does good work, such as a charity)
崇高的事业
fighting for the Republican cause
为共和党的事业而奋斗
4.
[c]
诉讼案a case that goes to court
IDM
be for/in a good cause
做好事;行善worth doing, because it is helping other people
v.
1.
使发生;造成;引起;导致to make sth happen, especially sth bad or unpleasant
Do they know what caused the fire?
他们知道引起这场火灾的原因吗?
Are you causing trouble again?
你又在惹麻烦吗?
deaths caused by dangerous driving
危险驾驶造成的死亡
The bad weather is causing problems for many farmers.
恶劣的天气正给许多农民造成困难。
The project is still causing him a lot of problems.
这项工程现在仍然给他带来许多的麻烦。
The poor harvest caused prices to rise sharply.
收成不好导致物价急剧上涨。
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