ill effects meaning, ill effects definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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ill effects

  
   , ill-effects  
If something has ill effects, it causes problems or damage.      n-plural  
Some people are still suffering ill effects from the contamination of their water.     
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effects

  
  
belongings, chattels, furniture, gear, goods, movables, paraphernalia, possessions, property, things, trappings  

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id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
adj.
fairly large, especially large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.

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