in effect in effect

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) exerting force or influence
  2. (adv) in actuality or reality or fact

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Despite disclaimers by Bonn, the Treaty of Moscow in effect represents nothing less than a peace treaty between West Germany and Russia.
  2. The moral is: Read your bank statement closely now, read it closely after the changes are in effect, and keep reading it closely down the line.
  3. This is troubling because, by funding this and other healers, the NHS is, in effect, giving British governmental sanction to quackery.

News

  1. State of Emergency remains in effect for Franklin County

    A State of Emergency remains in effect for Franklin County while emergency officials wait for water levels to recede.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  2. Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 8 p.m.

    The National Weather Service says a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for multiple Georgia counties, including Whitfield and Murray.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Dalton Daily Citizen

  3. Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 7 p.m.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the following counties until 7:00 PM: Franklin (TN), Lincoln, Moore, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison,
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAAY-TV Huntsville

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