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  • 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

  • influence — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effect sb/sth has; power to control sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, great, marked, significant, substantial, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • influence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Power to effect decision Nouns 1. influence, importance, weight, pressure, preponderance; predominance, predominancy (see superiority); power, sway; ascendancy; hegemony, reign, control, authority; bias …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • influence — 1. noun /ˈɪn.flu.əns/ a) The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions. I have absolutely no influence over him. b) …   Wiktionary

  • Influence of the Church on Civil Law —     Influence of the Church on Civil Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Influence of the Church on Civil Law     Christianity is essentially an ethical religion; and, although its moral principles were meant directly for the elevation of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • influence — in·flu·ence n 1 a: the act or power of producing an effect without any apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command b: corrupt interference with authority for personal gain 2: the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or… …   Law dictionary

  • exercise — 1 noun 1 FOR HEALTH (U) physical activities that you do in order to stay healthy and become stronger: I could use some exercise let s go for a swim. | do/take exercise (=exercise regularly): Do at least fifteen minutes exercise each day. | get… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exercise — exercisable, adj. /ek seuhr suyz /, n., v., exercised, exercising. n. 1. bodily or mental exertion, esp. for the sake of training or improvement of health: Walking is good exercise. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or… …   Universalium

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