ef·fec·tu·al·ly | \ i-ˈfek-chə(-wə)-lē , -chü(-ə)- ; -ˈfek-shwə- \

Definition of effectually 

1 : in an effectual manner

2 : with great effect : completely

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Lynchings of black people effectually was enough to keep black people, who did outnumber their oppressors, in their place. Tiffany Capers - Contributing Columnist, Observer Editorial Board, charlotteobserver, "What Kanye and Pat McCrory got wrong about blacks | Charlotte Observer," 18 May 2018 By developing on Google’s open technology, the company effectually gains free development. Scott Loganbill, WIRED, "Google’s Open Source Protocol Buffers Offer Scalability, Speed," 9 July 2008

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First Known Use of effectually

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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