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affect

Which Means:

To affect something is to have an influence on it.

As In:

Image What can you do to affect the environment in a positive way?

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This verb means to have an effect but it is not spelled like effect!

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effect

Which Means:

To effect something is to make it happen, to cause a change.

As In:

Image John effected many changes when he became president of the club.

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Do not confuse this verb with 'affect', which we also had today. To affect is simply to influence something.

 
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