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impact


impact

noun

Definition of IMPACT

1
a forceful coming together of two things <the glass shattered immediately upon impact with the floor>
2
the power to bring about a result on another <the execution had such a powerful impact on her that she became a crusader for the abolition of capital punishment>
3
the quality of an utterance that provokes interest and produces an effect <the story has real dramatic impact>

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