Bedeutung von "effective" - als Fremdsprache


adjective uk us /ɪˈfektɪv/

B2 successful or achieving the result that you want:

effective management
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become/be effective

If changes, laws, etc become effective, they officially start:

The new tax law becomes effective on Monday.
REAL [ always before noun ]

used to say what the real situation is although officially it is different:

She has effective control of the company.
→ Opposite ineffective
effectiveness noun [ U ]

(Definition von "effective" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)