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impact

Translation of impact in Spanish:

noun/nombre

u and c /ˈɪmpækt/
  • 1.1 (in collision) impacto (masculine) it exploded on impact estalló al hacer impacto
    Example sentences
    • It is believed he died from multiple injuries caused by the impact of the collisions.
    • This technique allows the sole of the club to contact the grass at impact and slide easily under the ball.
    • She said the impact of the smash knocked the door off its hinges.
    1.2 (effect) impacto (masculine) what will the environmental impact of these measures be? ¿qué impacto tendrán estas medidas sobre el medio ambiente? the movie had a major impact on public opinion la película impactó a or tuvo un gran impacto sobre la opinión pública this will have little impact on the budget deficit esto hará muy poca mella en el déficit presupuestario
    Example sentences
    • The adverse effect immediately made an impact on the company's financial performance.
    • All these influences have had an impact on me becoming who and what I am today.
    • Moreover, advances in medicine and medical technology have had a marked impact on the process of dying.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ɪmˈpækt/
  • chocar* contra

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ɪmˈpækt/
  • 1.1 (strike) hacer* impacto to impact against oon sth chocar* contra or hacer* impacto con algo 1.2 (affect) to impact on sth tener* un impacto sobre algo

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