Translation of affect in Spanish:

affect

Pronunciation: /əˈfekt/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (have effect on) [person/traffic/region] afectar a these decisions affect all of us estas decisiones nos afectan a todos your pension will not be affected su pensión no se verá afectada
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    • Differences in environment or health status may affect how people respond to subjective assessments.
    • This is beginning to affect how the law determines which of these relationships should be given legal recognition.
    • The effects of the hunger affected each of their kind differently.
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    • We all collude in the anticipation of a fatal outcome, even if we are emotionally affected or shaken when it occurs.
    • Take their feelings to heart, too-this move affects everybody.
    • He's the only person in Brighton who affects me emotionally; everyone else I know is wonderful, and easy.
    1.2 (attack) [organ/nervous system] comprometer, afectar a, interesar [formal] 1.3 (move, touch) [formal] afectar a we were all much affected by her death su muerte nos afectó a todos
  • 2 2.1 [indifference/sorrow/interest] afectar; [mannerism/accent] afectar, adoptar to affect to + inf fingir* + inf she affected not to hear my remarks fingió no oír lo que decía 2.2 (by preference) she affected a beret le gustaba usar boina
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    • Although the author affects befuddlement, his book demonstrates an unfaltering sense of self.
    • The boy then sat on top of the pillow, affecting an air of supreme indifference.
    • One can affect unawareness, feign indifference or summon up some other defense against such entreaties.
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    • He has enough shirt buttons undone to wear a medallion, but instead affects a necklace.
    • Sometimes you become very aware that you're watching an actor affecting crazy mannerisms in a crazy movie.
    • Her haughty tone affected the third voice, giving him the impression that she was annoyed.

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