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East German companies were suffering the adverse effects of German economic union.
Scientists are studying the chemical’s effect on the environment.
Any change in lifestyle will have an effect on your health.
The NAFTA agreement has had little effect on the lives of most Americans.
Relaxation can reduce the negative effects of stress on the immune system.
The bold colors in this room create a dramatic effect.
That’s exactly the effect I wanted.
Students should learn how they can achieve different stylistic effects in their writing.
the Doppler effect
what economists call “the multiplier effect”
The law came into effect on New Year’s Day.
The tax came into effect from April 1st.
I hope the government will put the report’s main recommendations into effect.
Harry murmured something to the effect that they would all meet Margaret soon enough.
Then Sally said, “Who is this then?” or words to that effect.
He has used my advice to good effect.
The concerto’s slow movement was used to memorable effect in the movie 2001.
He turned the key in the ignition but to no effect.
Trade sanctions have been imposed with effect from April 1.
I am resigning from the party with immediate effect.
This is the American English definition of effect. View British English definition of effect.