How to Pronounce effects?

Correct pronunciation for the word "effects" is [ɪfˈɛkts], [ɪfˈɛkts], [ɪ_f_ˈɛ_k_t_s].

"Effects" in context

Effects can refer to a variety of different topics within science and everyday life but generally can be defined as a consequence or outcome of an action, decision, or event. Actions taken by individuals, organizations, or societies can have effects both in the immediate present, and down the line in the future. The type of effects can vary dramatically from positive outcomes, for example, the consequences of a health and safety regulation, to the more harmful effects of pollution.

The effects of medical treatments and pharmaceutical interventions can be difficult to gauge, especially when it comes to long-term impacts such as drug resistance.

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