Etymology
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effectively (adv.)

1650s, "actually," from effective + -ly (2). From c. 1600 as "as a means of producing;" from 1825 as "so as to produce an effect."

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Definitions of effectively

effectively (adv.)
in an effective manner;
these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion
Synonyms: efficaciously
effectively (adv.)
in actuality or reality or fact;
she is effectively his wife
Synonyms: in effect
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