Definition of 'influential'
Video: pronunciation of 'influential'
Example sentences containing 'influential'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She is the single most influential person in my life aside from my parents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was also the most popular song on the increasingly influential karaoke video app musical. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I am presented with an endless parade of hugely influential people on Today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inevitably, there will be in-form and influential players who do make it as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He's a very influential player in the set-up. The Sun (2016)Snap is increasingly an influential tech player as brands and agencies look for an alternative to... Facebook. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is a hugely influential figure in global broadcasting. The Sun (2010)They will have to attempt to correct this slide without two of their most influential players. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Twitter is playing an increasingly influential role in music. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The most unexpected and influential people will be singing your praises. The Sun (2012)Who has been the most influential person in your life and why? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This idyllic upbringing was hugely influential on her style. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether parents exercise is also highly influential. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are no more influential players in green than those two. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Turkey is now the dominant actor in the region and increasingly influential on the world stage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He remains one of the most influential people in our pharmaceutical industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who has been the most influential person? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Berlin has always been a hugely influential city for music. The Sun (2010)He also adopted an original and highly influential view of opera performance. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)That changed over time and soon he became one of the most influential players in the team. The Sun (2008)Digital technologies are increasingly influential on the playing field. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is the most influential person in planting for landscape designers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is the most influential player on the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Increasingly influential player despite its history. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The individual voter cannot be very influential, just one vote in millions. After Thatcher (1989)It was a temporary presence, albeit an influential one. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Time magazine recently voted him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If they are the influential ones in the dressing room, the clock is ticking on you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not only did it redefine art, it did so in hugely influential ways. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plan is to list as many influential Scottish people as we can think of. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps we can rescue a notion of media effect by suggesting that effects take place at the margin and such marginal changes can be highly influential. Television - policy and culture (1990)
Trends of 'influential'
Very Common. influential is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'influential'
British English: influential ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is influential has a lot of influence over people or events.
It helps to have influential friends.
Definition of influential from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.