effectively
adverb Date: circa 1536 1. in effect ; virtually <
by withholding further funds they effectively killed the project
>
2. in an effective manner <
dealt with the problem effectively
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Effectively — Ef*fect ive*ly, adv. With effect; powerfully; completely; thoroughly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effectively — ef|fec|tive|ly W2S2 [ıˈfektıvli] adv 1.) in a way that produces the result that was intended ▪ Children have to learn to communicate effectively. 2.) used to describe what you see as the real facts of the situation [sentence adverb] ▪ Effectively …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • effectively — ef|fec|tive|ly [ ı fektıvli ] adverb *** 1. ) in a way that works well and produces the result that you intended: a system that could deliver services to local communities more effectively 2. ) used for saying what the situation really is,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • effectively — [[t]ɪfe̱ktɪvli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV before v, also ADV adj You use effectively with a statement or opinion to indicate that it is not accurate in every detail, but that you feel it is a reasonable description or summary of a particular situation.… …   English dictionary

  • effectively */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈfektɪv(ə)lɪ] / US [ɪˈfektɪvlɪ] adverb 1) used for saying what the situation really is, although its appearance or official description might be different With Australia 24 points ahead at half time, the game was effectively over.… …   English dictionary

  • effectively — adv. Effectively is used with these adjectives: ↑impossible, ↑infinite, ↑inseparable, ↑invisible, ↑isolated Effectively is used with these verbs: ↑abandon, ↑abolish, ↑act, ↑administer, ↑argue, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • effectively — /I fektIvli/ adverb 1 in a way that produces the result that was intended: Children have to learn to communicate effectively. 2 (sentence adverb) used to describe what the real situation is, especially when it is different from the way that it… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • effectively*/*/ — [ɪˈfektɪv(ə)li] adv 1) used for saying what the situation really is, although it might seem to be different With Australia 24 points ahead at half time, the game was effectively over.[/ex] 2) in a way that works well and produces the result that… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • effectively — adverb 1. in an effective manner (Freq. 12) these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion • Syn: ↑efficaciously • Ant: ↑ineffectively, ↑inefficaciously (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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