in effect
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in effect(
ihn
 
uh
-
fehkt
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (for all intents and purposes)
a. de hecho
The boy had no father, and Julio was, in effect, playing that role in his life.El niño no tenía padre, y Julio estaba, de hecho, desempeñando esa función en su vida.
2. (valid)
a. en efecto
The storm warning is in effect until 6 pm.La advertencia de tormenta está en efecto hasta las 6 pm.
b. en vigor
The citywide curfew is in effect today as well.El toque de queda en toda la ciudad está en vigor hoy también.
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