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effectiveness

noun

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1 the capacity to persuade
  • the "guilty" verdict was all the proof needed of the effectiveness of the prosecutor's closing argument

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2 the power to produce a desired result
  • the huge upsurge in sales pretty much demonstrated the effectiveness of the new ad campaign

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3 the quality of an utterance that provokes interest and produces an effect
  • your writing lacks effectiveness because practically every sentence is in the passive voice

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“Effectiveness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/effectiveness. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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