Definition of 'root cause'
Example sentences containing 'root cause'
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Tackling the other root cause of the problem will be harder and take longer.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The root cause of this problem cannot be addressed by paying more to foster carers or less to lawyers.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The root cause of the problems in our game is the number of foreign imports and the consequential denying of opportunities for youngsters.The Sun (2013)
Others advised that in similar situations one should tackle the root cause of the problem : the parents.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2015)
The root cause of education problems is not in the financial structure of schools, it is in our culture.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Police have promised zero tolerance; politicians have proposed various measures that they claim will tackle the root causes of the problem.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is a classic public health dilemma: how to address the root causes of the problem without ignoring those already at risk.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
As far as the husband was concerned, the new dog was the root cause of the problem and would have to leave.FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)
The root cause of the problem is the structure of police forces in the UK.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2011)
And I think that this may be the root cause of the problem.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Winning Golf for Women (1993)
The root cause of the problem was incorrect information we received from the previous supplier, but we accept we should have rectified the issue more quickly.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Of course, the root cause of the problem is the excessive concentration of power in the government of the day, with backbenchers seen as mere fodder.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Definition of root cause from the Collins English Dictionary