Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “personal effects”

See all translations

personal effects

noun [plural]
 
 
things that you own that you often carry with you, such as keys, your mobile phone, or clothing: At headquarters, some workers began boxing their personal effects.
Translations of “personal effects”
in Chinese (Traditional) (鎖匙、衣物等)隨身物品,私人物品…
in Chinese (Simplified) (钥匙、衣物等)随身物品,私人物品…
(Definition of personal effects from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of personal effects?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “personal effects” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More