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- In an efficient or effective manner; with powerful effect.
2011 December 19, Kerry Brown, “Kim Jong-il obituary”, in The Guardian:
- A state ideology, mixing nationalism, and basic Marxist economics, going under the name "Juche", was constructed, and Kim Il-sung effectively silenced, disposed of and cleared away any opposition, isolating the country and exercising an iron grip on the military, the state media and the government and party organs.
- Essentially, in effect, for all practical purposes.
in an efficient or effective manner; with powerful effect