Examples of efficacy in a Sentence
- In the planner's view, Rumsfeld had two goals: to demonstrate the efficacy of precision bombing and to "do the war on the cheap." —Seymour M. Hersh, New Yorker, 7 Apr. 2003
- Vaccines exist, but their efficacy against aerosolized plague is unknown. —Sharon Begley et al., Newsweek, 8 Oct. 2001
- … efficacy does not have to be demonstrated before homeopathic products are marketed. —Alison Abbott et al., Nature, 26 Sept. 1996
questioned the efficacy of the alarms in actually preventing auto theft
Recent Examples of efficacy from the Web
But advocates have also raised questions about the efficacy of the District’s rapid rehousing program, which cost taxpayers $24 million in fiscal year 2018.
Few economists would agree with the president about the efficacy of trade wars.
Allergan could position Revance’s lead product, the neuromodulator RT002, for therapeutic use among neurologists, Cacciatore said, citing its purported longer-acting efficacy.
Despite all of the state- and federal-level support for these new education methods, all of this growth has happened without a similar amount of verification of the efficacy of virtual education.
Web publishers will not welcome another threat to the efficacy of advertising, their main source of income.
The shot’s efficacy also depends on a person’s age.
Though most studies that support the use of manuka honey have been done in animals rather than humans, the research has demonstrated its safety and efficacy when compared to a placebo.
Phase 1 trials, however, are a very coarse screen for safety and efficacy, sometimes based on fewer than 30 subjects.
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EFFICACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of efficacy for English Language Learners
: the power to produce a desired result or effect
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