Influance or influence

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Influence

Noun

Definition:

The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself

Examples:

  1. The influence of television violence
  2. I was still under the influence of my parents
  3. Their friends are having a bad influence on them

Synonyms:

  • Effect
  • Impact

Influence

Verb

Definition:

Have an influence on

Examples:

  1. Sometimes simple changes in a business environment can influence behaviour

Synonyms:

  • Affect
  • Have an effect on
  • Exert influence on
  • Sway

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The correct word is influence

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