put (something) into effect

put (something) into effect

To cause (something) to apply, begin operating, or take effect; to begin implementing or enforcing (something). The new government has vowed to put several policies into effect, aimed at helping struggling citizens get by. The new law will be put into effect on the first of January.
See also: effect, put

put something into effect

 and put something into force
to make something take effect; to begin using or enforcing a policy or procedure. When will the city council put this law into effect? We will put it into force tomorrow.
See also: effect, put

bring/put something into efˈfect

make something, for example an idea, a plan, etc. happen: The government wants to put its new housing policy into immediate effect.
See also: bring, effect, put, something
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