verb (used with object), effectuated, effectuating.
to bring about; effect.

1570–80; < Medieval Latin effectuātus brought to pass (past participle of effectuāre), equivalent to Latin effectu-, stem of effectus effect (see effect) + -ātus -ate1

effectuation, noun
uneffectuated, adjective
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effectuate (ɪˈfɛktjʊˌeɪt)
(tr) to cause to happen; effect; accomplish

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Word Origin & History

1570s, from Fr. effectuer, from L. effectus (see effect). Related: Effectuated.
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Example sentences
Except as stated above, proposed changes in coverage shall not be effectuated without the prior approval of the insured.
If the payment has been effectuated the case will be treated as a reopening.
Courts have also recognized that an extradition may be effectuated pursuant to a statute rather than a treaty.
Those rescissions voluntarily effectuated by an insured are not required to be included in this report.
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