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Engelsk tillægsord: effective

1. effective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation.
Effective teaching methods.
Effective steps toward peace.
Made an effective entrance.
His complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action.
An efficacious law.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effectual, efficacious


Termer med lignende betydninghard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready, telling, trenchant


Se ogsåefficacious, efficient, potent, powerful, stiff, strong, useful, utile


Kendetegnereffectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ineffective, ineffectual, uneffective

2. effective able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPeople who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons....
Effective personnel.
An efficient secretary.
The efficient cause of the revolution.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)efficient


Termer med lignende betydningcompetent


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incompetent

3. effective works well as a means or remedy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn effective reprimand.
A lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat.


Termer med lignende betydningefficacious


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inefficacious

4. effective exerting force or influence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe law is effective immediately.
A warranty good for two years.
The law is already in effect (or in force).


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)good, in effect, in force


Termer med lignende betydningoperative


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inoperative

5. effective existing in fact; not theoretical; real


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA decline in the effective demand.
Confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done.


Termer med lignende betydningactual, existent


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)potential, possible

6. effective ready for service


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers.


Termer med lignende betydningoperational


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nonoperational, inactive









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