verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 (tener efecto en) to affect la nueva ley no afecta al pequeño empresario the new law doesn't affect the small businessman está afectado de una grave enfermedad pulmonar [formal] he is suffering from a serious lung disease la enfermedad le afectó el cerebro the illness affected her brain las zonas afectadas por las inundaciones the areas hit o/or affected by the floods 1.2 (afligir) to affect [formal] lo que dijiste lo afectó mucho what you said upset him terribly 1.3 [Derecho/Law] [bienes] to encumber
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