In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(producing the desired result)(treatment/method) eficaz(treatment/method) efectivothe effective life of sth — la vida útil de algo
- We have been effective in changing cultural practices in businesses.
- Farmers' markets have proved particularly effective in raising awareness of quality local produce which so often gets overlooked.
- He pointed out that traffic conditions have worsened through the years because the city's policies are not effective.
- This is not a pretty movie, although it is effective in what it intends to do.
- He was the person who taught me that fear is the best way to get results, and he was very effective in his teaching.
- The genre of the sports spectacle is particularly effective in producing such narratives.
- Even opponents of the system concede that it is effective in matching up bullets to the guns that fired them at least some of the time.
- A container deposit system is also effective in increasing environmental awareness.
- It destroys the confidence of minorities in the police necessary for effective law enforcement.
- It just wasn't effective in its goal of stopping the war.
- Until we have a good picture of the extent and nature of poverty we can't develop sustainable, effective policy responses.
- Our professors teach us that effective laws balance equity with efficiency.
- And why weren't they more effective in persuading the Indonesians of the importance of this case to Australia?
- To overcome these problems, the new government should first study the causes and then frame concrete and effective policies.
- First, effective rule requires combining ideological, economic, military and political power.
- A positive approach may be helpful and perhaps more effective in the long run than criticism.
- These policies appear to have been highly effective in producing some of the observed changes.
- Generally the vaccine is effective in 70 to 90 per cent of the cases, and is effective for up to six months.
- Other family interventions are effective in reducing social problems although the results are mixed.
- It is something that governments can be particularly effective in doing.
2(striking)(contrast/design) de mucho efecto(contrast/design) de gran efectoas a speaker, she's extremely effective — tiene grandes dotes de oradora
3(applicable)the new law becomes effective as from December 15 — la nueva ley entrará en vigor / en vigencia a partir del 15 de diciembre
- The Act will then receive Royal Assent and become effective law three months later - hunting could be banned by early 2005.
- The new rate increase was to be effective from Jan.1, meaning phone bills for January were set to be based on the new higher rate.
- The appointments are effective from the date of the merger and subject to RBI approval, a bank press release said.
- North Lincolnshire Council confirmed that a stop notice was effective from midnight.
- The law is effective today and about 100,000 Ohioans are expected to apply for permits in the next six months.
- The change is effective from December 12 when the new First Great Western and First Great Western Link timetable is introduced.
4(real)(control/leader) efectivo(control/leader) real
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