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effect

1. noun change caused by sb/sth 2. noun result, outcome 3. noun impression 4. noun consequence (of rule, law, etc)5. verb bring about
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1 noun change caused by sb/sth tionchar masc1  c m uéifeacht fem3  c m ualcohol has an effect on your judgement bíonn tionchar ag an alcól ar do bhreithiúnas, cuireann an t-alcól isteach ar do bhreithiúnasthe book had a profound effect on me chuaigh an leabhar go mór i gcion orm, chuaigh an leabhar go mór i bhfeidhm ormthe new law had little effect on people is beag tionchar a bhí ag an dlí nua ar an bpobal, is beag difear a rinne an dlí nua don phobalthe treatment had no effect on his condition ní dhearna an chóir leighis aon leas dó, ní raibh aon éifeacht ag an gcóir leighis ar an mbail a bhí airthe effects of the drugs were starting to wear off bhí éifeacht na ndrugaí ag dul in éag 2 noun result, outcome éifeacht fem3  c m utoradh masc1  c m uiarmhairt fem3  c m uthe effect of the abuse toradh na drochíde, iarmhairt na drochídeit had an adverse effect on her rinne sé dochar di, chuir sé as go mór dipeople are really feeling the effects of the cuts tá na ciorruithe ag cur as go mór do dhaoinewhat effect will that plan have? cén toradh a bheidh ar an bplean sin?
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3 noun impression he achieved a beautiful effect with the paint d'éirigh leis an-earraíocht a bhaint as an bpéinthe created a romantic effect with the music chruthaigh sé atmaisféar rómánsúil leis an gceolthey put in wood effect floors chuir siad urláir adhmad bréige isteach 4 noun consequence (of rule, law, etc)éifeacht fem3  c m uiarmhairt fem3  c m udemand effect éifeacht éilimhmagnetic effect iarmhairt mhaighnéadach 5 verb bring about TRANSITIVEthe war effected a change in attitude tháinig athrú meoin de bharr an chogaidh, d'athraigh an cogadh meon na ndaoinethey were unable to effect his rescue ní raibh siad in ann é a tharrtháilshe effected repairs to the car rinne sí deisiúcháin ar an gcarr
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to come into effect

teacht i bhfeidhmteacht isteachthe new rules will come into effect next year tiocfaidh na rialacha nua i bhfeidhm an bhliain seo chugainn

for effect

he paused for effect stad sé le dul i gcion ar a lucht éisteachta

in effect

1 in essence i ndáiríredáiríredéanta na fírinneit was a warning, in effect is rabhadh a bhí ann, i ndáiríre 2 in operation i bhfeidhma flood warning is in effect across the country tá rabhadh tuilte i bhfeidhm ar fud na tíre

to put sth into effect

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to bring into effect

, to carry into effect

) rud a chur i bhfeidhmshe decided to put the plan into effect bheartaigh sí an plean a chur i bhfeidhm

to take effect

1 start to produce result oibriúthe drugs should take effect immediately ba cheart go n-oibreodh na drugaí láithreach 2 start to be used teacht i bhfeidhmit won't take effect until 2015 ní thiocfaidh sé i bhfeidhm go dtí 2015

to the effect that

he received notice to the effect that he was to leave fuair sé fógra á chur in iúl dó go mbeadh air imeacht, fuair sé fógra á rá leis go mbeadh air imeacht

to this/that effect

she was fired and received a letter to that effect briseadh as a post í agus fuair sí litir á chur sin iúl di, briseadh as a post í agus fuair sí litir chuige sina statement to that effect ráiteas chun na críche sin

to good/little/no effect

she tried to stop him, but to little effect rinne sí iarracht é a stopadh ach ba bheag an mhaith di é, rinne sí iarracht é a stopadh ach obair in aisce a bhí ann, rinne sí iarracht stop a chur leis ach níorbh fhiú di éhe used his experience to good effect bhain sé leas as a chuid taithí, bhain sé úsáid cheart as an taithí a bhí aige, tháinig sé i dtír ar a chuid taithí

with effect from

le héifeacht ówith effect from today le héifeacht ón lá inniu ar aghaidh

with immediate effect

le héifeacht láithreachher contract was terminated, with immediate effect cuireadh deireadh lena conradh, le héifeacht láithreach; cuireadh deireadh lena conradh, díreach ansin; cuireadh deireadh lena conradh, lom díreach

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