cause


cause
1. n
1) (общее) дело
2) причина, основание; повод
3) юр. судебное дело, судебный процесс

to advance the cause of peace — способствовать делу мира

to advocate the cause of democracy — отстаивать дело демократии

to fight for a just cause — бороться за правое дело

to gain one's cause — выиграть процесс

to give cause for optimism — давать основания для оптимизма

to harm the cause of peace — наносить ущерб / вред делу мира

to maintain the common cause — защищать общее дело

to make common cause with smb — действовать сообща с кем-л.

to plead a cause — защищать дело в суде

to rally smb to one's cause — сплачивать кого-л. в поддержку своего дела

to sell out one's cause — предавать свое дело

to serve a cause — служить какому-л. делу

- cause of national liberation
- causes of war
- committed to the liberal cause
- economic causes
- efficient cause
- formal cause
- internal cause
- just cause
- legitimate cause
- lost cause
- national cause
- noble cause
- primary cause
- prime cause
- probable cause
- remote cause of smth
- social cause
2. v
вызывать; порождать; быть причиной, быть поводом

to cause turmoil — вызывать смятение / сумятицу


Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cause — • Cause, as the correlative of effect, is understood as being that which in any way gives existence to, or contributes towards the existence of, any thing; which produces a result; to which the origin of any thing is to be ascribed Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cause — CAUSE. s. f. Principe, ce qui fait qu une chose est. Dieu est la première de toutes les causes, la cause des causes, la souveraine cause, la cause universelle. On appelle Dieu, absolument et par excellence, Cause première, comme on appelle les… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • cause — Cause, qui fait faire quelque chose, Causa. La meilleure cause et la pire, Superior causa et inferior. B. ex Cicerone. Les causes durent tousjours et perseverent, Manent causae. Tu as ouy les causes de mon conseil, Audisti consilij mei motus. Par …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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