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  1. in·flu·ence
    IPA[ˈinflo͝oəns]
  2. noun

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: influence, plural noun: influences

    • v.: verb: influence, 3rd person present: influences, gerund or present participle: influencing, past tense: influenced, past participle: influenced

    • noun

      the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself:

      the power to shape policy or ensure favourable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth:

    • verb

      have an influence on:
    • noun

      the use of position or political influence on someone's behalf in exchange for money or favors.
    • noun

      influence by which a person is induced to act otherwise than by their own free will or without adequate attention to the consequences.
    • noun

      the use of position or political influence on someone's behalf in exchange for money or favours.
    • noun

      influence by which a person is induced to act otherwise than by their own free will or without adequate attention to the consequences.
    • affected by alcoholic drink; drunk
    • a country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority
    • a country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority
    • affected by alcoholic drink or drugs
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