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influence /'influəns/
  • danh từ
    • ảnh hưởng, tác dụng
      • under the influence of: chịu ảnh hưởng của, do ảnh hưởng của
      • to exercise one's influence on someone: gây ảnh hưởng đối với ai, phát huy ảnh hưởng đối với ai
    • uy thế, thế lực
      • a person of influence: người có thế lực
    • người có ảnh hưởng; điều có ảnh hưởng; điều có tác dụng
    • người có thế lực
Concise Dictionary
influences|influenced|influencing'ɪnflʊəns
noun
+a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
+causing something without any direct or apparent effort
+a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
+the effect of one thing (or person) on another
+one having power to influence another
verb
+have and exert influence or effect
+shape or influence; give direction to
+induce into action by using one's charm

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 power, pressure, weight, sway, impact, force, effect, leverage, potency; hold, control, mastery, ascendancy, Colloq pull, clout:
Would you use your influence to see if you can get me a job? The boy is under the influence of his tutor.
2 connections, favour, favouritism, Colloq pull:
He got his position through influence, not merit.
v.
3 affect, move, change, modify, alter, bias, sway, persuade, induce, work on, impress (upon), play or act upon or on, incline; bring pressure to bear on or upon, move, motivate, manipulate, Brit pressurize, US pressure, Colloq pull strings or US also wires:
She was able to influence the minister to drop the scheme.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U, C] ~ (on / upon sb/sth) the effect that sb/sth has on the way a person thinks or behaves or on the way that sth works or develops: to have / exert a strong influence on sb + the influence of the climate on agricultural production + What exactly is the influence of television on children?
2 [U] ~ (over sb/sth) the power that sb/sth has to make sb/sth behave in a particular way: Her parents no longer have any real influence over her. + She could probably exert her influence with the manager and get you a job. + He committed the crime under the influence of drugs.
3 [C] ~ (on sb/sth) somebody or something that affects the way a person behaves and thinks: cultural / environmental influences + Those friends are a bad influence on her. + His first music teacher was a major influence in his life. + There seem to be several influences at work in (= affecting) his writing.
Idioms: under the influence having had too much alcohol to drink: She was charged with driving under the influence.
+ verb
1 to have an effect on the way that sb behaves or thinks, especially by giving them an example to follow: [VN] His writings have influenced the lives of millions. + to be strongly / greatly / deeply influenced by sth + Don't let me influence you either way. + The government refuses to be influenced by public opinion. + Research shows that most young smokers are influenced by their friends. + I don't want to influence you. It must be your own decision. + [V wh-] The wording of questions can influence how people answer. [also VN to inf]
2 to have an effect on a particular situation and the way that it develops: [VN] A number of social factors influence life expectancy. + The local climate is influenced by the Gulf Stream. [also V wh-]
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 effect sb/sth has; power to control sb/sth

ADJ.

big, considerable, enormous, great, significant | growing | chief, dominant, major, overwhelming | powerful, profound, strong
He had a profound influence on modern poets.
| important | crucial, decisive | undue
(law) The court found that the bank exerted undue influence over Mrs Black in getting her to sign the contract.
| beneficial, positive | adverse, corrupting, destructive, disruptive, evil, negative | stabilizing, steadying | calming, restraining | civilizing | direct | pervasive, wide | external, outside
The religious community wished to be independent of outside influence.
| foreign | cultural, economic, genetic, political

VERB + INFLUENCE

have | give sb
Her wealth gave her influence over affairs of state.
| exercise, exert, use, wield
Can you use your influence with the director to get me a part in the film? Drug cartels wielded enormous influence in the city.
| extend
The unions have been able to extend their influence over all industries.
| be under
The court was told that he was under the influence of alcohol when he committed the offence.
| come/fall under
She came under the influence of Sartre at this period.
| be independent of | show
Spanish architecture shows Moorish influence.
| attribute sth to
Much of his writing can be attributed to the influence of Freud.

INFLUENCE + VERB

extend
Their influence extended as far as China.

PREP.

under the ~
The town grew under the influence of colonialism.
| ~ from
There was no influence from outside.
| ~ in
She has a certain amount of influence in the way things are organized.
| ~ on/upon
They were a major influence upon the development of the sport.
| ~ over
I have absolutely no influence over him.
| ~ with
Queen Isabella was urged to use her influence with the French monarch.

PHRASES

a sphere of influence
Rome's sphere of influence extended across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
| bring your influence to bear on sb/sth
The king tried to bring his influence to bear on (= tried to influence)the parliament.
| under the influence (of alcohol/drink)
He was arrested for driving under the influence.

2 sb/sth that affects the way sb behaves/thinks

ADJ.

big, considerable, great, significant | dominant, major, overwhelming | powerful, profound, strong | important | early
Who were your early influences (= influences at the start of your career)?
| formative
The massive intellect of his mother had been a formative influence from his earliest years.
| diverse
He is a writer of Indian descent and draws upon diverse cultural influences.
| outside
Parents often seek to shelter their children from outside influences
| good | adverse, bad, corrupting, destructive, disruptive, harmful, negative | stabilizing, steadying | calming, restraining | civilizing | environmental, genetic | artistic, cultural, musical

VERB + INFLUENCE

be, represent
The legacy of Ancient Rome represented the overwhelming influence on Romanesque architecture.
| have
The band had many influences.
| be exposed to
a study of children exposed to different cultural influences
| draw from/on/upon

INFLUENCE + VERB

be at work
There were a number of influences at work in Gaudi's architecture.

PREP.

~ on
She's by far the biggest influence on my writing.

verb

ADV.

considerably, deeply, enormously, greatly, heavily, powerfully, profoundly, strongly
This book influenced her profoundly.
| increasingly | largely, mainly, primarily | partly, slightly | directly, indirectly
Pressure from industry bosses has directly influenced government policy.
| clearly, obviously, undoubtedly | actively | critically, crucially, decisively, significantly | inevitably | positively
actions that positively influence health
| adversely | unduly
Try to be aware of external factors which may unduly influence your judgement.

VERB + INFLUENCE

seem to | attempt to, seek to, try to
seeking to influence university appointments

PREP.

in
Her parents tried toinfluence her in her choice ofuniversity.

PHRASES

be easily/readily influenced
He was naive and easilyinfluenced by his friends.



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