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effect is one of the most widely misused words in the English vocabulary; mainly because of its counter-part, the word affect.

effect is an ocurrence that follows, or that is caused by a previous ocurrence. Not to be confused with 'A'ffect.
1. The Effect of drinking too much beer is waking up and finding a semi-nude manatee-sized woman laying in bed next to you.

2. The OPEC has a direct Effect on oil prices.
by skwirel July 18, 2007
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n.-Personal belongings
"I need to get my effects."
by fkn2 July 16, 2006
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