impact
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impact(
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pahkt
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pahkt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collision)
a. el impacto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The impact of the boat against the dock knocked him down.El impacto del barco contra el muelle lo tumbó.
2. (effect)
a. el impacto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Could the rise of robots have a negative impact on employment?¿El auge de los robots podría tener un impacto negativo en el empleo?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to collide)
a. chocar contra
The bumper impacted a lamppost when I backed up.La defensa chocó contra un poste de luz cuando retrocedí.
4. (to influence)
a. afectar
The president's decisions impact the lives of millions of people.Las decisiones del presidente afectan la vida de millones de personas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to strike)
a. hacer impacto
My phone slipped out of my hand and impacted with the ground.Mi teléfono se deslizó de mi mano e hizo impacto en el suelo.
6. (to affect)
a. tener un impacto
Retailers fear new traffic restrictions will impact on consumer spending.Los minoristas temen que las nuevas restricciones de tráfico tengan un impacto en el gasto del consumidor.
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impact
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el impacto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
on impacten el momento del impacto
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to make an impact on somebody/somethingcausar (un) gran impacto en algo/alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (collide with)
a. impactar en, chocar con
4. (influence)
a. repercutir en
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impact [ˈɪmpækt]
noun
1 (force, effect) impacto (m)
the book had a great impact on me el libro me impactó mucho or me causó gran impacto; the speech made no impact el discurso no hizo mella; he wants to make an impact in the company pretende causar una buena impresión en la empresa; the measure would have considerable impact on consumers la medida afectaría considerablemente a los consumidores
2 (crash) choque (m)
on impact al chocar
transitive verb
(US) (affect) afectar; tener impacto en
intransitive verb
1 (make contact) impactar; hacer impacto
most of the missiles impacted harmlessly in unpopulated areas incoming SCUD missiles were either inter— intercepted and destroyed by United States Army Patriot missiles or impacted harmlessly in unpopulated areas
2 (have impact)
to impact on sth afectar a algo; tener impacto en algo
the level of interest rates, the value of the pound, the general level of inflation will impact on the local economy anything that happens in Iraq impacts on the entire region Information acts as a marketing asset because it impacts on the company's performance
modifier
impact printer (n) impresora (f) de impacto
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