first cause

first cause
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst kawz]
    • /fɜrst kɔz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst kawz]
    • /fɜrst kɔz/

Definitions of first cause words

  • noun first cause God. 1
  • noun first cause a source or cause of something 0
  • noun first cause (esp in philosophy) God considered as the uncaused creator of all beings apart from himself 0
  • noun first cause a primary cause of anything; source 0
  • noun first cause God as the uncaused cause of all being 0
  • noun first cause (theology, philosophy, sometimes capitalized) An initial cause from which all other causes and effects follow. 0

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Origin of first cause

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

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Parts of speech for First cause


first cause popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

first cause usage trend in Literature

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