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noun 
  1. The result or outcome of a cause. See
    1. Usage notes, usage notes below.
    The of the hurricane was a devastated landscape.
    1. (film) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
    ''The of flying was most convincing.
    1. (soundeng) An alteration in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.
    I use an echo here to make the sound more mysterious.
    1. (soundeng) A device for producing an alteration in sound produced by an instrument.
    I just bought a couple of great effects.
    1. The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.
    The new law will come into on the first day of next year.
Translations: 
  • German: Effekt
verb 
  1. To make or bring about; to implement.
The best way to change is to work with existing stakeholders.
Translations: 
  • French: effectuer
  • German: bewirken
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: efecto
Etymology: From effect (French: effet), from effectus.


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