Definition of 'affected'
Example sentences containing 'affected'
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How badly affected would he be were he to fail for a second time?Times, Sunday Times (2012) Alternative Health Care for Women (1991) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Place it on the affected area and change it when it cools down.Alternative Health Care for Women (1991) Times, Sunday Times (2014) 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) The Sun (2014)
Sometimes the affected part of the bone is removed and replaced with a metal fitting or a bone graft.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010) A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003) The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2008) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2015)
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