Definition of 'impact'
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The shock of diagnosis can have a huge impact. The Sun (2016)Yet none has had the impact of the big beard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New cabinet ministers want to make an impact from day one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This has a significant negative impact on the pace at which men age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he is not having the impact many expected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Would you like to see fund managers report on the environmental or social impacts of their investment? Times, Sunday Times (2016)These usually fail to grasp the complexities of the dairy food group and the impact of dairy substitutions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Notice if the impact and side effects of treatments are affecting friends or family members and ask how you can help. The Sun (2017)It found they suffered significantly reduced impact force compared with those with more protection in their footwear who tend to land on the heel. The Sun (2016)Most recall only the very good or bad: the majority say their heads had little impact on them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet qualitative factors have major impact on productivity. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)What is less clear is the impact of increased competition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What happens in one has no impact on what happens in another. The Sun (2012)What should we have expected its impact to be? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has had a huge impact on promoting entrepreneurship. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has little impact on the quality of care. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The great thing is the impact he could have. The Sun (2013)April weather makes a big impact on the natural world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You realise what a negative impact we are having on the environment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Use your individuality to make the biggest impact possible. The Sun (2015)One reason their cultural impact was so widespread was that they were constantly moving. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)These impacts are already affecting populations worldwide. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have to think that the impact must be rather profound. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is the impact from one country. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On impact it turns rigid to protect your phone inside. The Sun (2016)Any missed energy payments will be visible to other creditors and could impact future credit applications. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet this observation had little impact on social sciences for more than a century. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Over the next five years we could have a major impact. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The net will still be rippling with the force of impact. The Sun (2015)Some good movement but little impact. The Sun (2011)This image had a direct impact on the group 's music. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The third and final film is in many ways the best, as it focuses to striking effect on the impact change has had on the islands. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'impact'
British English: impact /ˈɪmpækt/ NOUN
The impact that something has on a situation, process, or person is a sudden and powerful effect that it has on them.
They say they expect the meeting to have a marked impact on the future of the country.
- American English: impact
- Arabic: تَأثِيرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: impacto
- Chinese: 影响力
- Croatian: učinak
- Czech: dopad
- Danish: indvirkning
- Dutch: impact
- European Spanish: impacto
- Finnish: vaikutus
- French: impact
- German: Aufprall
- Greek: επίδραση
- Italian: impatto
- Japanese: 影響
- Korean: 영향
- Norwegian: innvirkning
- Polish: wpływ
- European Portuguese: impacto
- Romanian: impact
- Russian: воздействие
- Spanish: impacto
- Swedish: påverkan
- Thai: ผลกระทบ
- Turkish: etki sonuç
- Ukrainian: вплив
- Vietnamese: ảnh hưởng
British English: impact VERB
To impact on a situation, process, or person means to affect them.
Such schemes mean little unless they impact on people.
They timed the event to maximize the impact of her return.
Definition of impact from the Collins English Dictionary
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