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in·flu·en·tial

 (ĭn′flo͞o-ĕn′shəl)
adj.
Having or exercising influence.
n.
One that is of considerable importance or influence: sought the advice of policy influentials.

in′flu·en′tial·ly adv.

influential

(ˌɪnflʊˈɛnʃəl)
adj
having or exerting influence
ˌinfluˈentially adv

in•flu•en•tial

(ˌɪn fluˈɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. having or exerting influence, esp. great influence.
n.
2. an influential person.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.influential - having or exercising influence or power; "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"
uninfluential - not influential

influential

influential

adjective
Having or exercising influence:
Translations
ذو تأثير، ذو سُلْطَه
vlivný
betydningsfuldindflydelsesrig
befolyásos
sem hefur áhrif; áhrifamikill
vpliven
etkilinüfuzlu

influential

[ˌɪnflʊˈenʃəl] ADJ [person, ideas] → influyente; [organization] → prestigioso
he was influential in securing the loaninfluyó para que se consiguiera el préstamo
he was influential in government circlestenía influencia en círculos gubernamentales

influential

[ˌɪnfluˈɛnʃəl] adj [person, figure] → influent(e); [role] → influent(e); [book, research] → qui a fait école
It helps to have influential friends → Cela aide d'avoir des amis influents.
She has an influential role within government → Elle joue un rôle influent dans le gouvernement.
to be influential in doing sth
He was influential in shaping economic policy → Cela a été sous son influence que la politique économique a pris forme.

influential

adjeinflussreich; these factors were influential in my decisiondiese Faktoren haben meine Entscheidung beeinflusst

influential

[ˌɪnfluˈɛnʃl] adjinfluente

influence

(ˈinfluəns) noun
1. the power to affect people, actions or events. He used his influence to get her the job; He should not have driven the car while under the influence of alcohol.
2. a person or thing that has this power. She is a bad influence on him.
verb
to have an effect on. The weather seems to influence her moods.
ˌinfluˈential (-ˈenʃəl) adjective
having much influence. He is in quite an influential job; He was influential in getting the plan accepted.
ˌinfluˈentially adverb
References in classic literature ?
Or at least if this were otherwise, there were not wanting other motives much more influential with him.
The clergyman proposes to get a few influential names to begin with, and to start a subscription.
You have influential relations; I suppose they'll soon provide you with another place.
But, the same consideration that suggested him, repudiated him; he lived in the most violent Quarter, and doubtless was influential there, and deep in its dangerous workings.
Also the Old Soldier, on a considerably reduced footing, and by no means so influential as in days of yore!
Independent of this motive of sympathy, if a large and influential State should happen to be the aggressing member, it would commonly have weight enough with its neighbors to win over some of them as associates to its cause.
Their connections of blood, of friendship, and of acquaintance embrace a great proportion of the most influential part of the society.
He had learned that Dantes had been taken to prison, and he had gone to all his friends, and the influential persons of the city; but the report was already in circulation that Dantes was arrested as a Bonapartist agent; and as the most sanguine looked upon any attempt of Napoleon to remount the throne as impossible, he met with nothing but refusal, and had returned home in despair, declaring that the matter was serious and that nothing more could be done.
We had one or two high, influential friends there, and many others humble but valuable because bought for good hard cash.
The elderly lady was a Princess Drubetskaya, belonging to one of the best families in Russia, but she was poor, and having long been out of society had lost her former influential connections.
And when they had killed the occupants of the car they found that Simon de Montfort was not among them, but instead he had fastened there three important citizens of London, old men and influential, who had opposed him, and aided and abetted the King.
Through all these means of purification for the priestly career, he passed at last into the one sphere that was worthy of him: he entered the Church, under the protection of influential friends.