There are 2 main translations of efecto in English:

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efecto

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (impresión) See examples: su conducta causó muy mal efecto
    his behavior gave a very bad impression o [familiar] didn't go down at all well
    no sé qué efecto le causaron mis palabras
    I do not know what effect my words had o what impression my words made on him
  • 4 [formal] (fin) See examples: el edificio ha sido construido expresamente al or a tal or a este efecto
    the new building has been specially designed for this purpose
    debe rellenar el formulario que se le enviará a estos efectos
    you must fill in the relevant form which will be sent to you
    a efectos legales tal matrimonio es inexistente
    legally (speaking) o in the eyes of the law o for legal purposes such a marriage does not exist
    se trasladó a Bruselas a (los) efectos de firmar el acuerdo
    she traveled to Brussels to sign o in order to sign the agreement
    estos gastos se admiten a efectos de desgravación de impuestos
    these expenses are tax-deductible
    tendrá que comparecer ante el juez a los efectos oportunos
    he must appear before the judge to complete the necessary formalities
    a todos los efectos un joven de 18 años es un adulto
    to all intents and purposes a youth of 18 is an adult
  • 5 (fenómeno científico) See examples: el efecto de Barnum
    the Barnum effect
Example sentences
  • La actividad de taller se llevo a efecto durante poco más de 3 horas.
  • Ese efecto fue parcialmente contrarrestado por bajadas en la división de recreación y cultura.
  • Para los fines y efectos de la presente Ley, las placas podrán ser mayores o menores.

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efecto 2000
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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.