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Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative aerobic bacteria, and it's the causative agent of melioidosis.

However, the review also noted that more research should be done to better understand and identify any potential causative effects, as screens are not likely to go away anytime soon.

The time in front of a device or screen was self-reported, and none of these studies are able to draw any causative conclusions.

Whatever the causative sequence, there is no fountain of youth.

Then we dug into those responses and looked for the causative factor.

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To what degree these things are directly causative no one can say.

There are other infective diseases, in which we have not yet found the causative micro-organism, but we presume its existence.

There is always a causative shock or injury, which is followed at once or after an interval by the symptoms of neurasthenia.

Drench is the causative of drink: here the nominative of the verb is ‘Iris’ and the object ‘beds.’

The causative act is—a spiritual and transcendent Mystery, that passeth all understanding.


On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to causative, such as: adroit, artistic, avant-garde, breaking new ground, constructive, and creative.

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