under the influence of

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Definition of under the influence of

: being affected by She was under the influence of drugs. The satellite came under the influence of the planet's gravitational pull. under the influence of a foreign government

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“Under the influence of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20influence%20of. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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