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We have a tiny percentage of the national budget but we can have a catalytic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first fiscal policy report could have a similar catalytic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sometimes other elements of equipment or format have a catalytic effect on popularity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And doing so has had important catalytic effects. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is known as a catalytic process inducing a chain reaction. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)But appealing over the heads of oppressive regimes in support of their captive populations can have a powerful catalytic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This absorption took place by distinct stages, with elections playing a catalytic role. The Government and Politics of France (1989)
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Used Occasionally. catalytic is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: catalytic ADJECTIVE
In chemistry, a catalytic substance or a substance with catalytic properties is a substance which increases the speed of a chemical reaction.
...carbon molecules with unusual chemical and catalytic properties.
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