There are 2 main translations of affect in Spanish

: affect1affect2

affect1

afectar a, v.

Pronunciation /əˈfɛkt//əˈfɛkt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (have effect on)
    (traffic/person/region) afectar a
    these decisions affect all of us estas decisiones nos afectan a todos
    • your pension will not be affected su pensión no se verá afectada
    • These flow-rate differences affect the glaciers' surface topography.
    • I needed a place to fully explore cultural differences that affected me as a therapist.
    • Battlefield effects on soldiers affected everyone - veterans and young soldiers alike.
    • Differences in environment or health status may affect how people respond to subjective assessments.
    • Towns said the new rule would not affect how his team conducted its attacking or defensive penalty-corners.
    • Eventually, our ordinary people will be affected with adverse effects on our still fragile economy.
    • This is beginning to affect how the law determines which of these relationships should be given legal recognition.
    • It is possible that the difference in setting could affect the way personal topics impact on participation rates.
    • The city has been affected by after effects of the quake, with over 200 casualties reported by police and hospital sources.
    • Apart from the physical effects, he admits his mental health has also been affected.
    • The murder rates of the U.S. and U.K. are also affected by differences in the way each counts homicides.
    • The effects of the hunger affected each of their kind differently.
    • A variety of factors can affect how much you pay for insurance, such as where you live, the age and health of your animal and the level of cover you require.
    • Personal mission statements can drive us and affect how we conduct daily journalism.
    • It is not just the physical effect of rain that affects us all, it is the gloom that goes with it.
    • Research from the United States suggests that the neighbourhood you live in can affect how well your children perform at school.
    • Since then, science, health, medicine and technology - and how they affect how we all live - have become central themes on the programme.
    • Sheila said the pub would continue fundraising but this year's effort had been affected by the effect of the scam.
    • In this way, the tank fulfills both the physical and the psychological effects needed to affect the enemy's will to fight.
    • The demand has also been affected because of the effects of the energy crisis in the year 1973.
  • 2

    (attack)
    (organ/nervous system) comprometer
    (organ/nervous system) afectar a
    (organ/nervous system) interesar formal
  • 3formal

    (move, touch)
    afectar a
    we were all much affected by her death su muerte nos afectó a todos
    • I was really affected and touched by the sound of her voice, which differed from any conventional idea of a beautiful voice.
    • Salinger's book has powerfully affected, and still affects, so many generations of readers.
    • Despite admitting to affairs in his rock-star years, he remains terribly affected by her death.
    • But these are the stories that affected me, that moved me, that stayed with me.
    • Alison, who is visibly affected by the reappearance of her old lover, at first tries to avoid him.
    • I do not remember the last time I was so viscerally affected by a literary account of another person's experience.
    • When I saw the documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11," I was really affected by it.

There are 2 main translations of affect in Spanish

: affect1affect2

affect2

afectar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈfɛkt//əˈfɛkt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (pretend to feel)
    (sorrow/interest/indifference) afectar
    (accent/mannerism) afectar
    (accent/mannerism) adoptar
    to affect to + inf fingir + inf
    • she affected not to hear my remarks fingió no oír lo que decía
    • One can affect unawareness, feign indifference or summon up some other defense against such entreaties.
    • These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.
    • But he has always affected a public air of unconcern whenever the subject comes up.
    • Sometimes you become very aware that you're watching an actor affecting crazy mannerisms in a crazy movie.
    • Although the author affects befuddlement, his book demonstrates an unfaltering sense of self.
    • The boy then sat on top of the pillow, affecting an air of supreme indifference.
    • Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.
    • He has enough shirt buttons undone to wear a medallion, but instead affects a necklace.
    • Her haughty tone affected the third voice, giving him the impression that she was annoyed.
    • He wasn't accepted, even when he affected an accent.
  • 2

    (by preference)
    she affected a beret le gustaba usar boina