Affect or Effect?

Commonly Confused Words

Some words are often confused. Let’s clarify their meanings.

Today’s pair is affect and effect.

Actually, affect is mostly used as a verb that means to influence. For example:

The pandemic has negatively affected many people.

Effect, on the other hand, is mostly used as a noun that means a change, result or consequence. For example:

The economy is still recovering from the negative effects of the political crisis.

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