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effectual

[ih-fek-choo-uhl]
adjective
1.
producing or capable of producing an intended effect; adequate.
2.
valid or binding, as an agreement or document.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English effectuel (< AF), late Middle English effectual < Medieval Latin effectuālis, equivalent to Latin effectu-, stem of effectus effect + -ālis -al1

effectually, adverb
effectualness, effectuality, noun
preeffectual, adjective
preeffectually, adverb


1. See effective.
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effectual (ɪˈfɛktjʊəl)
 
adj
1.  capable of or successful in producing an intended result; effective
2.  (of documents, agreements, etc) having legal force
 
effectu'ality
 
n
 
ef'fectualness
 
n

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effectual
late 14c., O.Fr. effectuel, from L.L. effectualis, from effectus (see effect). Related: Effectually.
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