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affect (verb)
To affect means to influence somebody or something and possibly cause a change.
  • Some health problems mainly affect older people and not younger people.
verb adjective adverb
  • affect
  • affects
  • affected
  • affecting
  • affected
  • affective
  • unaffected
  • affectively

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