goods; movables; personal property.
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How to use effects in a sentence
That makes it incredibly difficult to determine the effects of airstrikes, for example.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War | Nancy A. Youssef | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“The Syrian war is having its effects here as well,” said Yehyavi, the Iranian consul general in Quetta.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We see the effects of a state that spends more money per capita on prisons than it does on education.
Moreover, trucks, dust, and boomtown stress are the effects of any large-scale industrial activity.
On the other hand, if you think about it, those basic industrial effects can be the most devastating.
She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The voice of the orator peculiarly should be free from studied effects, and responsive to motive.Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
How is it that one instant of time should work those effects in the human mind which are so lasting in their results!
There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.Children's Ways | James Sully
Some fine effects could be produced by this, but of course the whole keyboard was affected and only chords could be played.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
British Dictionary definitions for effects
Also called: personal effects personal property or belongings
lighting, sounds, etc, to accompany and enhance a stage, film, or broadcast production
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