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take effect

To begin to work or become effective. How long until these pills take effect? My back is killing me! This piece of legislation takes effect next week.
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take efˈfect


1 have the intended result: It will be some time before the painkillers take effect.
2 (formal) start to be valid: Your promotion takes effect from the end of the month.
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take effect

1. To become operative, as under law or regulation: The curfew takes effect at midnight.
2. To produce the desired reaction: The antibiotics at last began to take effect.
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Article 2 says that this Decree will be published in the official gazette and takes effect from its date of issue.
The P25 wage increase for workers in the National Capital Region (NCR) takes effect today, Nov.
The new commercialization agreement takes effect immediately for an initial term of three years with annual increases in minimum purchases for the first seven years.
The provisions of the Bankruptcy and Composition Law shall apply to cases filed in accordance with its provisions, and before this law takes effect. The Prime Minister and minister --each in their capacity, shall implement the provisions of this law which takes effect six months after its publication in the Official Gazette.
According to the notice, the appointment takes effect from May 22.
Workers in the Bicol Region will have an additional gift this Christmas as their new minimum wage rates takes effect next week.
Article (3) The Decree shall be published in the official gazette and takes effect from its date of issue.
Article (2) states that the decree shall be published in the gazette and takes effect on its date of issue.
California will be the first state to reach the $10 mark when its increase takes effect Jan.
Montana--Legislation to limit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles has been enacted; the law takes effect Oct.
In the Dutch capital, meanwhile, officials are still railing against the measure before it takes effect, saying it will have a deviating effect on Amsterdam tourism.
China's official reserve requirement ratio for most large banks will decline to 20.5 percent after the cut takes effect.
1, when the second phase of the state ban takes effect. The first phase took effect Jan.
The next ANA/GNA inflation adjustment takes effect on January 1, 2011.
With clopidogrel there also is a lag between when it is administered and when it takes effect, and variability in how different individuals respond to it.