noun Date: 15th century efficacy

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  • efficacity — n. efficacy, effectiveness, ability to produce the desired result …   English contemporary dictionary

  • efficacity — ef·fi·cac·i·ty …   English syllables

  • efficacity — ˌefəˈkasəd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English efficacite, from Latin efficacitas, from efficac efficax + itas ity : efficacy, effectiveness …   Useful english dictionary

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