exercise influence
index lobby, persuade

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • exercise influence over — index induce, prejudice (influence), prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exercise influence upon — index prejudice (influence), prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exercise influence with — index prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exercise — ex·er·cise 1 / ek sər ˌsīz/ n 1: the discharge of an official function or professional occupation 2: the act or an instance of carrying out the terms of an agreement (as an option) exercise 2 vt cised, cis·ing 1: to make effective in action …   Law dictionary

  • exercise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 use of the body to keep healthy ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthy ▪ hard, heavy, high intensity (esp. AmE), intense, strenuous, vigorous …   Collocations dictionary

  • influence — influenceable, adj. influencer, n. /in flooh euhns/, n., v., influenced, influencing. n. 1. the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others: He used… …   Universalium

  • exercise — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French exercice, from Latin exercitium, from exercitare to train, exercise, frequentative of exercēre to train, occupy, from ex + arcēre to enclose, hold off more at ark Date: 14th century 1. a. the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • influence — in•flu•ence [[t]ˈɪn flu əns[/t]] n. v. enced, enc•ing 1) the capacity or power of persons or things to produce effects on others by intangible or indirect means 2) the action or process of producing such effects 3) a person or thing that exerts… …   From formal English to slang

  • influence — /ˈɪnfluəns / (say infloohuhns) noun 1. invisible or insensible action exerted by one thing or person on another, especially by people in power. 2. power of producing effects by invisible or insensible means: spheres of influence. 3. a thing or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • influence — in|flu|ence1 W1S2 [ˈınfluəns] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Medieval Latin influentia, from Latin fluere to flow ] 1.) [U and C] the power to affect the way someone or something develops, behaves, or thinks without using direct force or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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