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verb [intransitive/transitive]     impact pronunciation in American English
/ɪmˈpækt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimpact
he/she/itimpacts
present participleimpacting
past tenseimpacted
past participleimpacted
  1. to have an effect or influence on someone or something

    We have to make changes that don’t impact our customers more than they need to.

    impact on:

    The failure of the transportation system impacts daily on all our lives.

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