- effect + -ing. The adjective likely follows from the verb, perhaps with influence from effective, affecting, or both. (Wiktionary)
“-- One of the strangest freaks of Nature of which we know as effecting the wholesale destruction of wild animals by disease is the rabbit plague.”
“A Scotland Yard spokesman, who later announced that PC Roberts had been “involved in effecting the arrest” but had not been assaulted by Patrick Savage, was a clarification that once again, came too late. on April 11, 2009 at 11: 30 am | Reply Metcountymounty”
“He never missed an opportunity to clinch, and in effecting most of the clinches his shoulder drove stiffly into the other's ribs.”
“Officers have the authority to use force in effecting an arrest, in dealing with their duties.”
“Obama reiterated her husband's stated belief that immigration laws should be changed, but said the White House can't act alone in effecting change.”
“After the filing of these and similar cases prompted modifications to official procedures, battered women's advocates succeeded in effecting similar policy changes without litigation in several cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, New Haven, and San Francisco. 19”
“Constitutional law is also aided by the criminal code in effecting Canadian Federal law. saskatchewan totally ignored the Polygamy law and allows multiple conjugal unions because they claim section 51 of their Family Act on property allows Polygamy.”
“Forgive my cynicism, but ..... perhaps the official involved believes that there are, or should be, "some expenses involved" in effecting the renewal.”
“You authorize us to take such action on your behalf, and to identify ourselves as acting on your behalf … The Customer also acknowledges and accepts the risk that Reputationxxxxxx, Inc., may not succeed in effecting the removal and/or alteration of any Internet content about the Customer … You recognize that such contact may have unpredictable side-effects, including but not limited to negative responses from others.”
“Except that, we are having a drought due to the excessive CO2 that is an even bigger catalyst in effecting the global weather.”
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