There are 2 main definitions of FX in English:

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FX 1

Pronunciation:

plural noun

Sound or visual effects used in film, TV, or music: computer FX may allow him to redefine cinema
More example sentences
  • It was very tough, we were the crew, the grips, the gaffers, the directors, Rob and I were two of the actors, we did the costumes, the make-up FX, everything.
  • No matter how good the short is, if your script requires ' Lord Of The Rings'-level FX, the chances are low that they will let you direct it.
  • By today's standards in special FX it sounds very primitive, but in fact it worked great.

Origin

1950s: from the pronunciation of the two letters forming the two syllables of effects.

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Syllabification: FX

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There are 2 main definitions of FX in English:

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FX 2

Pronunciation:

plural noun

Foreign exchange.
Example sentences
  • A good chunk of the simpler FX transactions is going into Web channels where the distribution costs are low.
  • Professional FX traders will generally focus on large cross-border M & A activities greater than US $1 billion.
  • Some FX traders may generate as many as 1,000 trades in a year.

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Syllabification: FX

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