- to bring about; effect.
Origin of effectuate
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Examples from the Web for effectuated
Undoubtedly he has such a right if it can be effectuated in the existing industrial organisation.
In the case of the labourer, this right of reasonable access can be effectuated only through a living wage.
I wish that, by Mr. ——'s assistance, your purpose in behalf of the prisoners may be effectuated.The Works of William Cowper
- (tr) to cause to happen; effect; accomplish
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Word Origin and History for effectuated
1570s, from French effectuer, from Latin effectus (see effect (n.)). Related: Effectuated; effectuating.
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