Translation of efecto in English:

efecto

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  • 2 (impresión) su conducta causó muy mal efecto his behavior gave a very bad impression o [colloquial/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) 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) el efecto de Barnum the Barnum effect

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