Translation of influence in Spanish:


influencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɪnflʊəns//ˈɪnflʊəns/


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    influencia feminine
    influence on sb/sth influencia sobre algn/algo
    • he had a great influence on the outcome influyó mucho en el resultado
    • And volcanism probably had a significant influence on sea level before 1850.
    • The streams and rivers that have such an influence on our lives are likewise affected by all our actions.
    • It is obvious that a lack of funds can seriously affect a school's performance and have an adverse influence on the life chances of its pupils.
    • Don't forget your height, build, fishing style, types of lures and experience has an influence on rod selection.
    • That difficult experience had a life-long influence on the children and became a source of motivation for him.
    • It allows us to claim that the reason had an influence on the production of the decision, while not causing it.
    • Watching Pete bowl was exciting and probably had an influence on my game.
    • These four men exercised a powerful influence on Dürer and determined to some degree his artistic career.
    • I think he will probably have an influence on things but he's got to get into the Warrington methods and the English game first.
    • Charges located further in the pore interior have a greater influence on selectivity.
    • The last minute change might cause additional uncertainty, that might have an influence on the number of people attending.
    • So I've learned from them, and I think I've probably been an influence on them.
    • Even though he was probably a bad influence on me, he was fun to be around.
    • When prey are attacked by predators, escape ability has an obvious influence on the probability of survival.
    • Bradman did not have an inspiring influence on those who played under him.
    • The annual cycle of hurricanes is probably a major influence on the natural distribution of this species.
    • French architecture also had a strong influence on other countries, the Netherlands, for example.
    • This story had a formative influence on me and caused me to fret about the relationship between doctors and the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Second, the process of adoption is affected by influences both external and internal to the system.
    • Your writing style is actually inspiring and has had an influence on my own.
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    influencia feminine
    influence over/on sb/sth influencia sobre algn/algo
    • people of power and influence personas con poder e influencia
    • he has influence, that's how he got the job tiene influencia(s), por eso le dieron el puesto
    • to exert influence over / on sth ejercer influencia sobre algo
    • to have influence over sb/sth tener ascendiente sobre algn/algo
    • she used her influence with the committee to get him elected se valió de su influencia en la comisión para que lo eligieran
    • They are right that companies have great influence over politicians and that corporate behaviour needs limits and controls.
    • She has now attained a position of influence and status, with the means to carry out her plans of revenge.
    • However agents should not develop too much influence over what players are coming under the manager's radar.
    • And, Ben, she came to this position of enormous influence and power by accident.
    • As we saw earlier, all these declarations may have had some influence on the further development of regional treaties and regimes.
    • Gold might bring power, wealth and influence, but it has wrecked as many lives as it has made.
    • A group of people wanting to know who has had the greatest influence on the development or fame of the town is asking just that.
    • Our fallen human instincts seek power, wealth, status, and influence.
    • Although your personnel director may wield considerable power and influence, s/he may not know you very well.
    • Nonetheless, these offstage characters still exert significant influence over their families.
    • It has been a bad week for those of us who believe that people in positions of power and influence are governed by the same standards of decency and integrity with which we conduct our own lives.
    • This is because people involved in corruption include those with higher status, political influence and economic power.
    • In doing so he demonstrated both the power of his influence and his status as one of Lien Chan's most senior advisers.
    • In spite of all his wealth, power and influence, he cannot avert his own downfall.
    • Local interests did not need formal representation to exert effective influence over officials.
    • The loss of high office is as much as we could hope for because it doesn't appear to be a criminal offence to use undue ministerial influence to get favoured treatment for your friends.
    • It is common knowledge that Filipino women exercise considerable power and influence.
    • You will increase your influence and prestige through contact with politicians.
    • They say that their party membership has no effect or influence on the way they work in Council.
    • As gender biases fade, women in positions of power, influence, and responsibility will enjoy greater acceptance.
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    (source of effect)
    my mother was the single greatest influence in my life mi madre fue la persona que ejerció mayor influencia / cuya influencia fue la más marcada en mi vida
    • she's a good/bad influence on him ejerce buena/mala influencia sobre él
    • I hope they will be an influence for (the) good espero que influyan para bien / que ejerzan una influencia positiva

transitive verb

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    (decision/person) influir en
    (decision/person) influenciar
    his style is influenced by Van Gogh su estilo está influenciado / influido por (el de) Van Gogh
    • It was really cool back then because you could see that we were influencing people and they were influencing us.
    • I do the best I can, but I'm not that good at making friends and influencing people.
    • It was a bizarre build up to the goal as again the weather heavily influenced the play.
    • It's as wide as the world is round and you have to be influenced by what you see of these people.
    • Long after the president might have been forgotten, his appointees would be influencing American law.
    • This sector plays a central role by influencing the public, who willingly buy into its propaganda.
    • Members of social movements use graffiti as a way of influencing the political reality of the public.
    • Given all the negative factors influencing my purchase decision, I still want to have my own car.
    • The number of remote users and sites heavily influenced the level of infection.
    • Clearly these were heavily influenced by Chinese ceramics emanating from the east.
    • I am not going to give you a list of suggestions, because I would like you all just to go for it without influencing your choice.
    • We are beginning to get a picture now that social research is influenced by a variety of factors.
    • Ring tones are getting significant in influencing mobile phone purchase decisions.
    • She admits her efforts are probably influencing few opinions in the US.
    • On the southern slopes of the mountain the climate is heavily influenced by the sea.
    • So sometimes he speaks one language and then another, depending on which group is influencing him.
    • They should neither be swayed by politics nor influenced by what happens on television.
    • This can be very heavily influenced by the management style of the senior people.
    • The deformation of large masses of rock and soil is heavily influenced by the structure of the mass.
    • My latest academic upload is about the idea of social deference as a factor influencing vote.