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Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect. See Synonyms at effective.

[Middle English effectuel, from Old French, from Late Latin effectuālis, from Latin effectus, result, effect; see effect.]

ef·fec′tu·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
ef·fec′tu·al·ly adv.
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Noun1.effectuality - power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
incisiveness, trenchancy - keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect
efficaciousness, efficacy - capacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"


The power or capacity to produce a desired result:
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