effectiveadjectiveuk /ɪˈfek.tɪv/ us /əˈfek.tɪv/
effective adjective (SUCCESSFUL)
- Yoga is a very effective technique for combating stress.
- I've never found screaming and shouting at my staff to be very effective.
- This tiny capsule contains two types of effective painkilling ingredients.
- If the law is to be effective it must be applied fairly.
- This style of decoration is simple yet effective.
effective adjective (IN FACT)
effective adjective (IN USE)