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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Go into effect or become effective or operative.

Usage examples (3)
  • The new law will take effect next month
  • 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...
  • Verb (used with object) : The new machines finally effected the transition to computerized accounting last spring for more
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