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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The power to act on or affect persons or things.

Usage examples (42)
  • Used her parents' influence to get the job
  • He was a bad influence on the children
  • We commonly use the term influence to denote a persuasive power, or a governmental power, exerted purposely, and with a conscious design to effect some result in the...
  • The influence of mechanical action for more
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