[ ih-fek-choo-eyt ]
/ ɪˈfɛk tʃuˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), ef·fec·tu·at·ed, ef·fec·tu·at·ing.
to bring about; effect.
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Origin of effectuate
OTHER WORDS FROM effectuateef·fec·tu·a·tion, nounun·ef·fec·tu·at·ed, adjective
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How to use effectuate in a sentence
I wish that, by Mr. ——'s assistance, your purpose in behalf of the prisoners may be effectuated.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
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.
It is, I know, the general impression that Mark Twain quite fully effectuated himself as a writer.The Ordeal of Mark Twain|Van Wyck Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for effectuate
/ (ɪˈfɛktjʊˌeɪt) /
(tr) to cause to happen; effect; accomplish
Derived forms of effectuateeffectuation, noun
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