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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 ?
He was one of the martyrs to that terrible delusion, which should teach us, among its other morals, that the influential classes, and those who take upon themselves to be leaders of the people, are fully liable to all the passionate error that has ever characterized the maddest mob.
Had it been otherwise -- had an active politician been put into this influential post, to assume the easy task of making head against a Whig Collector, whose infirmities withheld him from the personal administration of his office -- hardly a man of the old corps would have drawn the breath of official life within a month after the exterminating angel had come up the Custom-House steps.
Or at least if this were otherwise, there were not wanting other motives much more influential with him.
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.
You have found in him an influential and kind friend, who will be kinder yet, I venture to predict, if you deserve it.
After grinding a number of dull blades - of whom it was remarkable that their fathers, when influential, were always going to help him to preferment, but always forgot to do it when the blades had left the Grindstone - he had wearied of that poor work and had come to London.
From that time, she worked with all her might to "smother" her rival, enlisting the services of influential friends to persuade the managers not to give Christine an opportunity for a fresh triumph.
He buttonholed every influential man who crossed his path.
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.
They have seen with regret and indignation that sudden changes and legislative interferences, in cases affecting personal rights, become jobs in the hands of enterprising and influential speculators, and snares to the more-industrious and lessinformed part of the community.
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.