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effectively

adverb
     
ef‧fec‧tive‧ly S2 W2
1 in a way that produces the result that was intended:
Children have to learn to communicate effectively.
2 used to describe what you see as the real facts of the situation
[sentence adverb]
Effectively, it has become impossible for us to help.
Most of the urban poor are effectively excluded from politics.

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