Affect/Effect

Affect: Affect is a verb that means to influence.

Effect: Effect is a noun that means an outcome or result. Effect is also a verb that means to make happen.

Example Sentences: The cold weather affected the crops.

                                 The effect of the cold weather was a lower yield.

                                 One must be persuasive in order to effect change.

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