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  1.  The final battle of the American Revolutionary War was fought in Yorktown, Va., in 1781. British General Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington, effectively ending the War for Independence.

effectively  adverb with effect; in an effective manner actually but not officially

Which meaning of the word effectively is used above?

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