effected effected  /ɪ ˈfɛk təd/


  • (adj) settled securely and unconditionally



  1. High prices have effected everyone.
  2. In 1905, after centuries of subjugation to one or another of its neighbors, Norway effected a peaceful divorce from its current master, Sweden.
  3. The entire community is effected.


  1. Amtrak riders get a scare when train strikes debris on tracks

    Stranded at the train station in Lancaster, close to 100 people were waiting for another train, after the one they were on hit debris in the tracks and was damaged. Sources say an air line busted, effected the brakes. "Just sounded like they hit something on the tracks, and then we could hear a rush of air, train stopped. They told us they hit something and we couldn't move, " said Brett Kellar ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

  2. World Without Bees Picture Shows How Pollinators Affect Our Groceries

    A world without bees is pictured by Whole Foods, and you probably wouldn’t like how your local grocery store would be effected. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, in a world without bees the world’s food supply would be hugely impacted. Wild bumblebee populations around America are disappearing at rates, which are causing alarm for farmers. [...] World Without Bees Picture Shows How ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Black Forest Fire Destroys 360 Homes

    The Black Forest fire has destroyed 360 homes. The area effected by the devastating fire is now close to 70 square miles. The fire has caused more property damage than any fire in Colorado’s history. In addition to the homes, the fire has destroyed 15,000 acres of forest. The fire is expected to continue racing [...] Black Forest Fire Destroys 360 Homes is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. The Mayor, Ralph Becker said, "we are working tirelessly with Chevron teams to contain the spill from the critical ecological areas effected in our city. Our fire teams have capped the site and will work to determine the damage and best course of...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Ralph Becker Source: Dripping Oil (blog)

  2. "I truly believe the rehabilitation that is being effected in this case is effective, and I don't want anything to interrupt that," said Superior Court Judge Lawrence Mira.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Lawrence Mira Source: Forbes

  3. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Steel, said: "In his time as chief executive of Tata Steel Europe, Kirby has effected a major turnaround of the business and he leaves the company very well placed for the future. We thank him for his contribution and...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Ratan Tata Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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incipient incipient
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