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  • v. Present participle of effectuate.


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  • "However, the debtor did not seek CCDC's consent to the assumption and assignment of the management agreement to the assignee prior to the filing of the (reorganization) plan and since then has rebuffed CCDC's efforts to reach mutually agreeable terms effectuating a mutual assumption and assignment of the management agreement," attorneys for CCDC complained in their filing.

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  • The Western nations think either of how to push a free-trade agenda, or what bits of protectionism might shield them from the onslaught of imports, while China sees trade as a means of effectuating a great leap forward.

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  • The House debate became even more fiery two days later when Ingersoll introduced a resolution effectuating the twelve-month notice for U.S. abrogation of the 1827 treaty.

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  • It seems to me the south is doing a much better job of effectuating the idea of equal opportunity for everyone.

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  • The directors of the Boston & Providence railroad, the one leading south from Boston, declared their “true policy” to be not of moving people and goods from the Bay to Rhode Island, but “of effectuating the most safe, cheap, and expeditious transit of persons and merchandize between Boston and New York.”

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  • "In the context of community associations, the unwise extension of constitutional rights to the use of private property by members (as opposed to the public) raises the likelihood that judicial intervention will become the norm, and serve as the preferred mechanism for decision-making, rather than members effectuating change through the democratic process."

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  • The callow, squeaky-voiced, miserable sloganeers in charge of effectuating and explaining away this scandal, Messrs. Bernanke and Geithner, like to talk of “transparency.”

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  • In fashioning and effectuating the decrees, the courts will be guided by equitable principles.


  • His advice was found very good, and for effectuating thereof he brought forth his army into the plain field, and placed the reserves on the skirt or rising of a little hill.

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  • Nevertheless, the truth is, that the soul is seldom able to report those things in such sincerity as it hath seen them, by reason of the imperfection and frailty of the corporeal senses, which obstruct the effectuating of that office; even as the moon doth not communicate unto this earth of ours that light which she receiveth from the sun with so much splendour, heat, vigour, purity, and liveliness as it was given her.

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