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Pronunciation of Effective: Learn how to pronounce Effective in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word effective:

1successful in producing a desired or intended result:
effective solutions to environmental problems
(of a law, rule, or policy) operative:
the regulation will be effective from January
2 [attributive] existing in fact, though not formally acknowledged as such:
she has been under effective house arrest since September
assessed according to actual rather than face value:
an effective price of £176 million
a soldier fit and available for service:
when the battles broke out, he had a total of 920 effectives


Pronunciation: /-ˈtɪvɪti/


late Middle English: from Latin effectivus, from efficere ‘accomplish’ (see effect)