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effective (s):
existing in fact; not theoretical; real
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a decline in the effective demand.
confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done
effective (s):
able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
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people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons....
effective personnel.
an efficient secretary.
the efficient cause of the revolution
effective (s):
exerting force or influence
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the law is effective immediately.
a warranty good for two years.
the law is already in effect (or in force)
effective (a):
producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
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an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation.
effective teaching methods.
effective steps toward peace.
made an effective entrance.
his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action.
an efficacious law

Related Words: effectualefficacious
effective (s):
works well as a means or remedy
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an effective reprimand.
a lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat
effective (s):
ready for service
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the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers
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Cross the stream where it is shallowest

Dereyi en sığ yerinden geç
Don't make things difficult for yourself; always find the simplest means of achieving your objective.


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