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noun as in effect

verb as in hit with force

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What they believe impacts economic policy, foreign policy, education policy, environmental policy, you name it.

We believe that there has to be research and education on the impacts that it would have on our communities.

An investment in creating a non-violent world for adolescent girls will have many positive impacts.

This is especially true of the ocean, where impacts are less obvious than for terrestrial systems.

In sports like football, where athletes are at high risk for repeated head impacts, long-term effects are a definitive danger.

He was headed for the underground galleries when the first impacts came.

Some philosopher pretends that all physics may be explained by the mutual impacts of atoms.

Without doubt it could be demonstrated just as easily that everything can always be explained by simple impacts.

And yet we certainly must perceive it in some way or other, since the total volume of sound is made up of those inaudible impacts.

Craven's ship buckled and careened under the lashing impacts of the bombardment, but it seemed unhurt!


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impacts, such as: shock, brunt, pound, quiver, rap, and bump.

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