effectuate

[ 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

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

OTHER WORDS FROM effectuate

ef·fec·tu·a·tion, nounun·ef·fec·tu·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for effectuate

effectuate
/ (ɪˈfɛktjʊˌeɪt) /

verb

(tr) to cause to happen; effect; accomplish

Derived forms of effectuate

effectuation, noun
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