effectuate

[ ih-fek-choo-eyt ]
/ ɪˈfɛk tʃuˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), ef·fec·tu·at·ed, ef·fec·tu·at·ing.

to bring about; effect.

Origin of effectuate

1570–80; < Medieval Latin effectuātus brought to pass (past participle of effectuāre), equivalent to Latin effectu-, stem of effectus effect (see effect) + -ātus -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM effectuate

ef·fec·tu·a·tion, nounun·ef·fec·tu·at·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for effectuated

  • In the case of the labourer, this right of reasonable access can be effectuated only through a living wage.

    Distributive Justice|John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • Undoubtedly he has such a right if it can be effectuated in the existing industrial organisation.

    Distributive Justice|John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • I wish that, by Mr. ——'s assistance, your purpose in behalf of the prisoners may be effectuated.

British Dictionary definitions for effectuated

effectuate
/ (ɪˈfɛktjʊˌeɪt) /

verb

(tr) to cause to happen; effect; accomplish

Derived forms of effectuate

effectuation, noun
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