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practical effect

[ prak-ti-kuhl i-fekt ]
/ ˈpræk tɪ kəl ɪˈfɛkt /
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noun Movies, Television.

Usually practical effects . a special effect that is created live on the set of a film, using real-world objects.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of practical effect

First recorded in 1980–85
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