Translation of "affect" - English-Spanish dictionary

affect

verb uk /əˈfekt/

to cause a change in someone or something

afectar
How will the new road affect the community?

to cause a strong emotion, especially sadness

afectar
Try not to let her criticism affect you.

If a disease, condition, etc. affects someone, the person becomes sick.

afectar
The disease affects older people.

(Translation of “affect” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

affect

verb /əˈfekt/

to act or have an effect on

afectar
The amount of rain affects the growth of the plants
His kidneys have been affected by the disease.

to move the feelings of

afectar
She was deeply affected by the news of his death.
affectation /ˌæfekˈteiʃən/ noun

unnatural or insincere behaviour/behavior or speech

Manerismo
His flamboyant clothes were merely an affectation.
affected /əˈfektid/ adjective

not natural or sincere

Fingido
an affected manner.

(Translation of “affect” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)