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effect

noun   /ɪˈfekt/
B1 a change or result that is caused by something consecuencia The accident had a huge effect on her life. We don’t know the long-term effects of this drug.
take effect
to start to produce results or changes hacer efecto They had to wait for the anaesthetic to take effect.
(Definition of effect from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

effect

noun /iˈfekt/
a result or consequence efecto, consecuencia He is suffering from the effects of overeating His discovery had little effect at first.
an impression given or produced efecto The speech did not have much effect (on them) a pleasing effect.
effective /-tiv/ adjective
having power to produce, or producing, a desired result eficaz These new teaching methods have proved very effective.
striking or pleasing llamativo, vistoso; logrado an effective display of flowers.
in operation; working; active en vigor, vigente The new law becomes effective next week.
effectively /-tivli/ adverb
eficazmente The treatment works very effectively on most patients.
effectiveness /iˈfektivnis/ noun
eficacia
effects noun plural
property; goods bienes She left few personal effects when she died.
in drama etc , devices for producing suitable sounds, lighting etc to accompany a play etc efectos sound effects.
effectual /-tʃuəl/ adjective
successful in producing the desired results eficaz He was not very effectual as an organizer.
come into effect
(of a law etc) to begin to operate entrar en vigor The law came into effect last month.
for effect
for the sake of making an impression para impresionar You don’t mean that – you only said it for effect.
in effect
(of a rule etc) in operation en vigor That law is no longer in effect.
in truth or in practical terms de hecho In effect, our opinions differed very little.
put into effect
to put (a law etc) into operation aplicar algo He has begun to put his theories into effect.
take effect
to begin to work; to come into force hacer efecto When will the drug take effect?
(Definition of effect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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