HyperDic: in_effect

English > 2 senses of the expression in effect:
ADVERBallin effect, effectivelyin actuality or reality or fact
ADJECTIVEallin effect, effective, good, in forceexerting force or influence
English > in effect: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExerting force or influence.
Example "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
Synonymseffective, good, in force
BroaderoperativeIn force or having or exerting force
Spanishefectivo, vigente
English > in effect: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn actuality or reality or fact.
Example "in effect, they had no choice"
Synonymeffectively
Catalanen efecte

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