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British English: /ɪˈfɛktɪv/
American English: /əˈfɛktɪv/

Translation of effective in French:


  • 1
    (deterrent, drug, protest, device, treatment)
    efficace (against contre) (in doing pour faire)
    it's more effective to replace the whole system
    il est plus efficace de remplacer tout le système
    I'm only 50% effective
    je ne suis efficace qu'à 50%
  • 2 (operational)
    (legislation, regulation)
    en vigueur
    to become effective the new rates will be effective from August 27
    les nouveaux taux entreront en vigueur à partir du 27 août
  • 3 (striking, impressive)
    (speech, contrast, demonstration)
  • 4 (actual)
    (exchange rate, value, income) (Finance)
    they have lost effective power
    ils ont perdu le pouvoir réel
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