affected affected  /ə ˈfɛk təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) acted upon; influenced
  2. (adj) speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
  3. (adj) being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

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  1. Trower would not comment on which agencies are affected, referring questions to the General Services Administration.
  2. Flooding has also affected the Xinjiang region in west China and Yunnan province in the south.

News

  1. Scotiabank provides $100,000 for Alberta communities affected by severe flooding

    Scotiabank provides $100,000 for Alberta communities affected by severe flooding
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. U-Haul Offering 30 Days of Free Storage to Calgary Residents Affected by Recent Flooding

    U-Haul Offering 30 Days of Free Storage to Calgary Residents Affected by Recent Flooding
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Local Man Affected By Microsoft Tech Support Scam

    A common tech-support scam has affected another person in central Ohio. Get details.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WBNS-10TV Columbus

Quotes

  1. "Every American affected by this spill should know this: Your government will do whatever it takes, for as long as it takes, to stop this crisis," Obama said while standing in a heavy rain in Venice, Louisiana.
    on May 3, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons that "the government will do everything it possibly can to help the local community and those affected."
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: IBNLive.com

  3. "At this point, we have not been notified of the league's ruling," Belichick said in a written statement. "Although it remains a league matter, I want to apologize to everyone who has been affected, most of all ownership, staff and players....
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Bill Belichick Source: Washington Post

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