affecting affecting  /ə ˈfɛk tɪŋ/


  • (adj) arousing affect



  1. A malfunction affecting one of these genes is not, in itself, enough to cause autism, the Icelandic researcher is quick to point out.
  2. Obama said he was invoking powers to put in place his own pay plan in times of a national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the nation.
  3. The new publication date reflects the way the Internet is affecting pretty much everything about the news business.


  1. More Evidence That Wall Street Is Clueless About Electric Utilities

    In April, I posted a piece asking whether Wall Street understood the forces affecting change in the regulated electric utility industry?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Strong Storms Affecting Parts of the Area

    Strong storms with gusty winds, small hail and heavy rain affecting parts of the area Saturday evening.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

  3. Power outage affecting north Richland

    Richland Energy Services crews are responding to a power outage affecting north Richland customers in the McMurray Street, Hoxie Avenue and George Washington Way area.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Tri-City Herald


  1. "Unless we properly manage this issue, this could trigger a cascade of other challenges and crises affecting not just social and economic issues, but also political and security issues," Ban said following talks in London with British Prime...
    on Oct 12, 2005 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "This is an issue that's affecting hardworking people," Bush told reporters after meeting with more than a dozen manufacturers and business owners from across the country.
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Xinhua

  3. "The financial crisis that originated in the collapse of US subprime mortgage market in August 2007 has deepened further and is now affecting many parts of the global financial system," Dominique Strauss-Kahn said in a statement....
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source:

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subordinate subordinate
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