effectiveness effectiveness  /ɪ ˈfɛk tɪv nəs/


  1. (n) power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
  2. (n) capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects


  1. Tales of the effectiveness of psychics as spies have long been circulated.
  2. The fourth reason that the effectiveness of harsh techniques could not be known objectively remains classified, and was redacted on the released document.
  3. Comparative-Effectiveness Research: Research into which medical procedures and treatments are most effective.


  1. Project Effectiveness Coordinator

    Company: Our client, an international O&G operator, seeks a Project Effectiveness Coordinator to join their team. Purpose: To design and implement effective short and long-term project processes that improve the effectiveness and performance of team members.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  2. 2013 Effie Effectiveness Index: Unilever, Coca-Cola, WPP, Ogilvy & Mather Are Most Effective Marketers In The World

    CANNES, France, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Effie Worldwide announced today that Unilever is the most effective marketer according to the 2013 Global Effie Effectiveness Index. Coca-Cola is the most ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Mexico - the Actam Chuleb Example

    Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Mexico - the Actam Chuleb Example
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News


  1. "These charges underscore the global nature of the terrorist threat we face," David Kris, US Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said. "They further reflect the effectiveness of mutual investigations and cooperation with our...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David S. Kris Source: Times of India

  2. "We will use all of the tools we've been given to maximum effectiveness, including strengthening the capitalization of financial institutions of every size," Paulson said.
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: AFP

  3. "This new, legally binding agreement reflects significant additional data privacy safeguards but still retains the effectiveness and integrity of this indispensable counterterrorism program," he added.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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