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noun 
  1. The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone; the ability to change the development of fluctuate, fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions; the status of being able to dictate the actions or behaviors of an object or person; moral or political power over a person or group; ascendancy.
''I have absolutely no over him.
  1. An action exerted by a person or thing with such power on another to cause change.
I'm not able to exercise over him.
  1. A person or thing exerting such power or action.
He has been a great on the voters during the elections.
  1. (astrology) An element believed by some to determine someone's character or individual tendency, tendencies, caused by the position of the stars and planets at the time of one's birth.
  2. (obsolete) The action of flowing in; influx.
  3. (electricity) electrostatic induction.
verb (influenc, es)
  1. (transitive) To affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to persuade or induce.
  2. (intransitive) Exert influence.
  3. (context, transitive, obsolete) Cause to flow in; infuse; instill.
Etymology: Old and modern French influence, or from medieval Latin influentia, an astrological term, from influere "to flow into".


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