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 the glimmers of efficacy were encouraging, says Jaume Pons in San Francisco, California, who was at that time head of protein engineering at Rinat, a spinoff of Genentech that specialized in antibodies to treat cancer.
Experts are generally bullish on the efficacy of stem cells and their derivatives.
Even with hints of efficacy, there’s still no convincing proof cancer patients benefit more when experimental immune-boosting drugs are paired with immunotherapy blockbusters like Merck’s Keytruda and Bristol-Myers Squibb‘s Opdivo.
With sanctions kicking-in between the next 90 to 180 days, all attention will be on the efficacy of American tools of financial pressure.
Cleaner skin leads to better absorption of products, which leads to better efficacy, which leads to healthier skin.
Aside from the efficacy, the school district’s denial that Cruz had any connection to the PROMISE program raises serious questions.
On the other are questions of efficacy—nongovernmental databases, whether public or private, haven’t been vetted for use by law enforcement, even as they’re increasingly being used as crime-fighting tools.
In light of the limited efficacy of surgical intervention, doctors have been tackling chronic back pain with pills.
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EFFICACY Defined for English Language Learners
: the power to produce a desired result or effect
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