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affect en inglés británico

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affectverb [ T ]

uk /əˈfekt/ us /əˈfekt/

affect verb [ T ] (INFLUENCE)

B2 to have an influence on someone or something, or to cause a change in someone or something:

Both buildings were badly affected by the fire.
The divorce affected every aspect of her life.
It's a disease that affects mainly older people.
I was deeply affected by the film (= it caused strong feelings in me).

Más ejemplos

  • The new rates will affect all consumers including businesses.
  • Researchers are looking at how a mother's health can affect the baby in the womb.
  • His illness affects almost every aspect of his life.
  • Farmers and market gardeners have been badly affected by the drought.
  • You couldn't fail to be affected by the film.

(Definición de affect del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

affect en inglés americano

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affectverb [ T ]

us /əˈfekt/

affect verb [ T ] (INFLUENCE)

to have an influence on someone or something:

The disease only affects cattle.
I was deeply affected by the film.

affect verb [ T ] (PRETEND)

to pretend to be or have something:

Since joining the band he’s affected a ridiculous southern accent.

(Definición de affect del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)