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effectively

adverb ef·fec·tive·ly \-lē\

: in a way that produces a desired result : in an effective manner

: in an indirect way

Full Definition of EFFECTIVELY

1
:  in effect :  virtually <by withholding further funds they effectively killed the project>
2
:  in an effective manner <dealt with the problem effectively>

Examples of EFFECTIVELY

  1. Try to communicate your ideas more effectively.

First Known Use of EFFECTIVELY

circa 1536

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