Definition of effectual in English:

effectual

Line breaks: ef¦fec|tual
Pronunciation: /ɪˈfɛktʃʊəl
 
, -tjʊəl/

adjective

Derivatives

effectuality

Pronunciation: /-ˈalɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • In each of four described occasions, the effectuality of these is the same.
  • The effectuality of this device is not certain, and its reliance upon a press fit may be questioned.

effectually

adverb
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  • It is saying that the Holy Spirit will speak clearly to you through the Scriptures, beginning when you are effectually called.
  • It is only legislative encouragement which can effectually protect him against these difficulties.
  • Could the government of England destroy the commerce of all other nations, she would most effectually ruin her own.

effectualness

noun
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  • Once the effectualness of these principles is realized, it's hard to fathom working any other way, and it's really very simple.
  • It's been proven by numerous patients for years but late analyses have disputed the effectualness of these drugs.

Origin

late Middle English: from medieval Latin effectualis, from Latin effectus (see effect).

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