effect

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈfɛkt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈfɛkt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i fekt)

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effect

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [unexpected, anticipated] effects of
  2. the side effects of the [treatment, medication]
  3. side effects [could, may] include
  4. the placebo effect
  5. the butterfly effect
  6. special effects (in movies)
  7. the [negative, unknown, undesirable, positive] effects (of)
  8. [would, might, will] have a significant effect (on)
  9. has a [powerful, lasting, direct] effect on
  10. the [treatment] had no effect
  11. have an effect on [unemployment, health]
  12. [do not, don't] underestimate its effect on
  13. [study, research] the effects of
  14. the effects of [no sleep, smoking, narcotics]
  15. the [pills, whiskey] started to take effect
  16. don't worry, [it, he] has that effect on everyone
  17. the [plan, scheme, law] was brought into effect
  18. the new [law] is in effect
  19. used [his strength, wind energy] to great effect
  20. [pack up, store, insure] your personal effects
  21. (the law of) cause and effect
  22. had a deterrent effect on [crime, theft, fraud]
  23. a deterrent effect on [robbers, criminals, thieves]
  24. [hardly, barely] registered a deterrent effect
  25. the deterrent effect of heavy [punishment, services]
  26. the deterrent effect of the new [law, enforcement, system]
v
  1. effect [change, reforms]
  2. effect (a) [major, drastic, sweeping, real] [change]
  3. effected [on behalf of, for]
  4. effected such as to [help, assist, maintain]
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