in effect




Definitions of in effect
  1. adjective

    exerting force or influence

    “the law is already
    in effect (or in force)”
    synonyms:
    effective, good, in force

    operative

    being in force or having or exerting force
  2. adverb

    in actuality or reality or fact

    in effect, they had no choice”
    synonyms:
    effectively

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