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affect

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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attack, influence, move. XVII. — F. affecter or f. L. affect-, pp. stem of afficere act upon, influence, f.

Reference Entry.  24 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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