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One entry found for effective.
Main Entry: ef·fec·tive
Pronunciation: i-primarystressfek-tiv
Function: adjective
1 a : producing or able to produce a desired effect <effective treatment of a disease> b : IMPRESSIVE, STRIKING <an effective performance>
2 : being in actual operation <the law becomes effective next year>
- ef·fec·tive·ly adverb
- ef·fec·tive·ness noun

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