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effectively

Pronunciation: /ɪˈfektɪvli/

Translation of effectively in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 [manage/spend] con eficacia, eficazmente the cure worked extremely effectively el tratamiento surtió un efecto muy positivo or logró muy buenos resultados 1.2 [contrast/decorate] con mucho or gran efecto; [speak] convincentemente
    Example sentences
    • Although such control is desirable, it is impossible to see how it can be effectively achieved.
    • Sulphur dioxide blocks it effectively, in a manner not yet fully understood.
    • The more you practice, the better you will get at both asking effectively and getting results.
    1.3 (in effect) (sentence adv) de hecho, realmente effectively, what he's saying is that … de hecho, lo que está diciendo es que …
    Example sentences
    • Usually the inflammation and pain can be effectively controlled with one or other of these medications.
    • This acts as a straitjacket and means that governments effectively lose control of their own economies.
    • When that money runs out, the union would effectively come under college control.

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