There are 2 main translations of affect in Spanish:

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affect 1

American English: /əˈfɛkt/
British English: /əˈfɛkt/

transitive verb

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (move, touch) [formal]
    afectar a
    we were all much affected by her death
    su muerte nos afectó a todos
    Example sentences
    • Salinger's book has powerfully affected, and still affects, so many generations of readers.
    • When I saw the documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11," I was really affected by it.
    • Despite admitting to affairs in his rock-star years, he remains terribly affected by her death.

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affect 2
American English: /əˈfɛkt/
British English: /əˈfɛkt/

transitive verb

  • 1 (pretend to feel)
    (indifference/sorrow/interest)
    (mannerism/accent)
    to affect to + infinitive
    fingir + infinitive
    she affected not to hear my remarks
    fingió no oír lo que decía
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (by preference) See examples: she affected a beret
    le gustaba usar boina

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