Definition of 'affected'
Example sentences containing 'affected'
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Paint over the affected area and it will soon dry out and drop off. The Sun (2016)Many casualties succumbed hours after the artillery strike or as a result of treating the wounded or entering the affected area. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The worst affected country was said to be China. Computing (2010)Both fields were badly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government will be forced to launch a consultation of the public in affected areas, which is likely to face strong opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In those affected areas, wooden houses are in danger of being crushed under the ash, which becomes heavy after absorbing rain. Smithsonian Mag (2017)What should you do if you got pregnant in an affected country? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crack had been found earlier than the recommended inspection interval for the affected part. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When a light is shone on the cancerous area the affected cells appear to glow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How badly affected would he be were he to fail for a second time? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Place either fresh or dried herbs between some muslin and apply to the affected part. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Squeeze fresh juice from the stems and dab regularly onto the affected area. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Afterwards a helicopter flew over some of the most badly affected sites to photograph the damage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place it on the affected area and change it when it cools down. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Massage into affected areas twice a day to encourage the natural shedding process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Apply the oil to the affected area and the thick consistency will act as a barrier. The Sun (2014)Before applying anything to the affected area you should first test it on an unaffected area of skin. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Sometimes the affected part of the bone is removed and replaced with a metal fitting or a bone graft. The Sun (2015)The most badly affected is the blue whale - which has paler skin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Inflation was a worldwide problem during this period, and badly affected opera houses. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)If the shrub is badly affected, dig it up and dispose of it. The Sun (2009)He instructed lawyers to claim 300,000 because his life had been badly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pick off all the affected parts of the plant and dispose of them - not on the compost heap. The Sun (2008)Her short-term memory was badly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is unclear where the strain of influenza came from but it was linked with Spain as the country was badly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I was offered a trial operation to remove my affected body parts but the procedure involved a high risk of death. The Sun (2014)Most Victorian financial crises were national, or at least affected one country more than others. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sadly, the meant that I needed more surgery to remove the affected parts. The Sun (2015)
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