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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Personal property or possessions. Also: Consequences.

Usage examples (41)
  • Those living near Mount St. Helens were instructed to gather their personal effects and prepare to evacuate the area before the eruption.
  • She left some of her personal effects in the house
  • I watched over their effects until they returned
  • Noun : Exposure to the sun had the effect of toughening his skin. ,His protest had no effect. ,to bring a plan into effect. ,She disapproved of the... for more
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