Translation of "affect" - English-Russian dictionary

affect

verb [ T ] uk us /əˈfekt/
CAUSE CHANGE

B2 to influence someone or something, or cause them to change

влиять, затрагивать
It's a disease which affects many older people.
CAUSE EMOTION

B2 to cause a strong emotion, especially sadness

волновать, трогать
[ often passive ] I was deeply affected by the film.

(Translation of “affect” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)