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ef·fi·ca·cy

 (ĕf′ĭ-kə-sē)
n.
Power or capacity to produce a desired effect; effectiveness.

[Latin efficācia, from efficāx, efficāc-, efficacious; see efficacious.]

efficacy

(ˈɛfɪkəsɪ) or

efficaciousness

n
the quality of being successful in producing an intended result; effectiveness

ef•fi•ca•cy

(ˈɛf ɪ kə si)

n.
capacity for producing a desired result or effect; effectiveness.
[1520–30; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.efficacy - capacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"
effectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness - power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
inefficaciousness, inefficacy - a lack of efficacy

efficacy

noun effectiveness, efficiency, power, value, success, strength, virtue, vigour, use, usefulness, potency, fruitfulness, productiveness, efficaciousness Recent medical studies confirm the efficacy of a healthier lifestyle.

efficacy

noun
The power or capacity to produce a desired result:
Translations
فاعِلِيَّه
effektvirkning
tehokkuus
verkun, áhrif; gagn
efektywnośćsktuteczność
effektivitet
yararlılık

efficacy

[ˈefɪkəsɪ] N (frm) → eficacia f

efficacy

[ˈɛfɪkəsi] nefficacité f

efficacy

nWirksamkeit f

efficacy

[ˈɛfɪkəsɪ] n (frm) → efficacia

efficacious

(efiˈkeiʃəs) adjective
producing the result intended. The medicine was most efficacious.
efficacy (ˈefikəsi) noun

efficacy

n eficacia, efectividad f; (clinical research) eficacia bajo condiciones controladas; [Note: While English-speaking health professionals often distinguish between efficacy and effectiveness, most Spanish-speaking health professionals use eficacia and efectividad interchangeably.]
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