Cause and Effect

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 13

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to ariseverb

to be caused by something particular or happen as a result of it

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consequentlyadverb

therefore; as a result

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followingpreposition

as a result of; after

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henceadverb

for this reason; because of this

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outcomenoun

the result or consequence of a situation, event, or action

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thusadverb

as a result

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to triggerverb

to cause something to happen

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causativeadjective

being the reason behind the occurrence of something

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to ensueverb

to happen following something or as a result of it

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ineffectiveadjective

unable to have any effect or achieve the intended results

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wherebyadverb

according to which; by which

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therebyadverb

used to indicate the result of what is being talked about

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to effectverb

to cause something to happen; to carry out

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to promptverb

to make something happen

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effectuallyadverb

in a way that produces the intended result

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consequentiallyadverb

happening as a consequence or effect of something

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herebyadverb

(in official situations) as a result of this statement or utterance

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thereuponadverb

immediately after something has happened and usually as a result of it

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to implyverb

to suggest that one thing is the logical consequence of the other

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ineffectualadjective

failing to achieve any results

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to resultverb

to directly cause something

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to stemverb

to be caused by something

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repercussionnoun

an unintended effect of something, usually a negative and long lasting one

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chain reactionnoun

a series of related events, each of which is caused by the former one

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due tophrase

because of something; caused by someone or something

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indirectlyadverb

not caused in a direct way or as the main result

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effectivelyadverb

in a way that results in the desired outcome

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meansnoun

a way of achieving or doing something; a system, action, or method by which a result is obtained

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after-effectnoun

a consequence of an action or event

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by-productnoun

something that happens incidentally and unexpectedly as a result of something else

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domino effectnoun

a situation in which a series of similar events are triggered by a single event as the primary cause

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to take effectverb

to go into effect or to become effective or operative

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to come into effectphrase

to begin to apply; to start to be used

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