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tr.v. ef·fec·tu·at·ed, ef·fec·tu·at·ing, ef·fec·tu·ates
To bring about; effect.

[Medieval Latin effectuāre, effectuāt-, from Latin effectus, an effect; see effect.]

ef·fec′tu·a′tion n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.effectuation - the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
invocation - the act of appealing for help
instrumentation - the act of providing or using the instruments needed for some implementation
motorisation, motorization - the act of motorizing (equiping with motors or with motor vehicles)
means, way, agency - how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
praxis, practice - translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"
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The act of beginning and carrying through to completion:
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* Transacting a matter after the effectuation of the product that arises out of the product; or
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