Impact

/impa'kt/

Sense: Noun


  1. The striking of one body against another.

  2. A forceful consequence; a strong effect.

    1. The book had an important impact on my thinking.
    2. The book packs a wallop.
    Synonym(s):
  3. Influencing strongly.

    1. They resented the impingement of american values on european culture.

Sense: Verb


  1. Press or wedge together; pack together.

  2. Have an effect upon.

    1. Will the new rules affect me?.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
im•pact
IPA Transcription
/ɪmpæ'kt/
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