Efficacy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈefɪkəsi|  American pronunciation of the word efficacy
Brit.  |ˈɛfɪkəsi|  British pronunciation of the word efficacy

noun

- capacity or power to produce a desired effect(syn: efficaciousness)

concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

Examples

...questioned the efficacy of the alarms in actually preventing auto theft...

concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

Vaccines exist, but their efficacy against aerosolized plague is unknown.

... efficacy does not have to be demonstrated before homeopathic products are marketed.

We have very little data on the efficacy of such programs.

Let us hope that this salve to self-esteem never lost its efficacy.

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