effect


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01. The state of the American economy has a great [effect] on the financial situation here in Mexico.
02. Our economy has been [affected] a great deal by the Asian economic crisis.
03. Global warming has had a significant [effect] on our climate over the last few years.
04. The new anti-smoking regulations [affect] everyone because smokers in all public buildings must now go outside to have a cigarette.
05. Many parents worry about the [effect] that violent lyrics in rap music may have on their teenage children.
06. The [effect] of his music is quite soothing.
07. I think your essay would be more [effective] if you made it shorter, and more direct.
08. The right-wing political parties in our country have been quite [effective] in promoting their big business agenda.
09. His parents' divorce had a negative [effect] on his ability to trust people in relationships.
10. Scientists have discovered that there is a traditional Chinese herbal remedy which is more [effective] against certain kinds of malaria than modern medicines.
11. Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted that life is a perpetual instruction in cause and [effect].
12. Scientists say that apples are more [effective] at keeping people awake in the morning than coffee.
13. Studies have shown that eating chocolate has no [effect] on the development of pimples.
14. The [effectiveness] of any medical treatment depends in part on how useful you expect it to be.
15. Someone once observed that more often than not, a gentle approach to resolving conflicts and attacks is the most [effective].
16. In 1919, Prohibition took [effect] in America, forbidding the sale or manufacture of alcohol for the next thirteen years.
17. Control of pollutants at the source is the most [effective] strategy for maintaining clean indoor air.
18. In 1795, slaves on Grenada rose up in a violent rebellion, [effectively] taking control of the island from the British.
19. A recent study found that moods influence how [effectively] people accomplish tasks together.
20. A leader must be able to communicate [effectively] in order to be successful.
21. A proper essay addresses its writing task in an [effective] manner.
22. Ground motion is the primary [effect] of an earthquake.
23. The last ice age had a profound [effect] upon the settlement patterns of man.

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  • Effect — Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effect — ef·fect 1 n 1: something that is produced by an agent or cause 2 pl: personal property (1) at property: goods …   Law dictionary

  • effect — n 1 Effect, result, consequence, upshot, aftereffect, aftermath, sequel, issue, outcome, event are comparable in signifying something, usually a condition, situation, or occurrence, ascribable to a cause or combination of causes. Effect is the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • effect — [e fekt′, ifekt′; ] often [ ēfekt′, əfekt′] n. [ME < OFr (& L) < L effectus, orig., pp. of efficere, to bring to pass, accomplish < ex , out + facere, DO1] 1. anything brought about by a cause or agent; result 2. the power or ability to… …   English World dictionary

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  • effect — ► NOUN 1) a change which is a result or consequence of an action or other cause. 2) the state of being or becoming operative. 3) the extent to which something succeeds or is operative: wind power can be used to great effect. 4) (effects) personal …   English terms dictionary

  • Effect — Effect, Wirkung, Erfolg, wird besonders von einer erhöhten, einer überraschenden Wirkung gebraucht. In der Kunst darf der Künstler wohl den Effect anbringen, jedoch ohne die Harmonie der einzelnen Theile unter einander zu stören; er darf nicht… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Effect — Effect, from Latin effectus performance, accomplishment can be used in various meanings: * Any result of another action or circumstance (see pragma , phenomenon, list of effects); * Cause and effect are the relata of causality; * In movies and… …   Wikipedia

  • effect — [n1] result aftereffect, aftermath, backlash, backwash, can of worms*, causatum, chain reaction*, conclusion, consequence, corollary, denouement, development, end, end product, event, eventuality, fallout, flak*, follow through, follow up, fruit …   New thesaurus

  • Effect — Ef*fect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Effected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Effecting}.] 1. To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be. [1913 Webster] So great a body such exploits to effect. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring to pass; to execute; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effect — (n.) late 14c., a result, from O.Fr. efet (13c., Mod.Fr. effet) result, execution, completion, ending, from L. effectus accomplishment, performance, from pp. stem of efficere work out, accomplish, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + facere to do… …   Etymology dictionary