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Japanese translation of “affect”

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affect

verb
 
/əˈfekt/
to cause a change in someone or something
~に影響する, 影響を与える
How will the new road affect the community?
to cause a strong emotion, especially sadness
(人の心)をかき乱す, 動揺させる
Try not to let her criticism affect you.
If a disease, condition, etc. affects someone, the person becomes sick.
(病気が人)を侵す, むしばむ
The disease affects older people.
(Definition of affect from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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