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effective ˈfɛktɪv/ adjective
effective
ˈfɛktɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of EFFECTIVE
[more effective; most effective] : producing a result that is wanted : having an intended effect
opposite ineffective
of a law, rule, etc. : in use : active
: starting at a particular time used to introduce a clause
always used before a noun used to describe something that exists or has an effect but that is not officially stated or recognized

— effectiveness

noun [noncount]
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