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adverb effectively pronunciation in British English /ɪˈfektɪv(ə)li/
  1. 1
    used for saying what the situation really is, although its appearance or official description might be different
    With Australia 24 points ahead at half-time, the game was effectively over.
    Effectively the loan is interest-free.
  2. 2
    in a way that works well and produces the result that you intended
    The system could deliver services to local communities more effectively.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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