effect

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effect is part of the Basic English 850.
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effect is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
effect

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Singular
effect

Plural
effects

  1. An event that is caused by a different event.
    His comments made a visible effect on those who heard it.

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Plain form
effect

Third-person singular
effects

Past tense
effected

Past participle
effected

Present participle
effecting

  1. To make something happen.
    I will effect the change without your help.

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