Definitions for influentialˌɪn fluˈɛn ʃəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•flu•en•tialˌɪn fluˈɛn ʃəl(adj.)

  1. having or exerting influence, esp. great influence.

  2. (n.)an influential person.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. influential(adj)

    having or exercising influence or power

    "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. influential(adjective)ˌɪn fluˈɛn ʃəl

    significant, or important enough to have an effect

    an influential figure in politics; an influential presentation


  1. influential(Noun)

    A person who has influence

  2. influential(Adjective)

    Having or exerting influence.

    John Lennon was a very influential person in music, as well as in politics, fashion and general culture.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'influential' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4696

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'influential' in Adjectives Frequency: #648

Translations for influential

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having much influence

He is in quite an influential job; He was influential in getting the plan accepted.

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