Proximate cause

Definition of Proximate cause

See under Proximate.
A cause which immediately precedes and produces the effect, as distinguished from the remote, mediate, or predisposing cause.
That which in ordinary natural sequence produces a specific result, no independent disturbing agencies intervening.
- I. Watts.

See also: Cause Proximate Proximate

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