These policy shifts could have an impact on the enactment of the Jerusalem Embassy Act.
Atallah lives three blocks away; his house shook with the impact.
But the impact of $100 million on the economy is nothing to sneeze at, writes Daniel Gross.
c.1600, "press closely into something," from Latin impactus, past participle of impingere "to push into, dash against, thrust at" (see impinge). Originally sense preserved in impacted teeth (1876). Sense of "strike forcefully against something" first recorded 1916. Figurative sense of "have a forceful effect on" is from 1935. Related: Impacting.
1781, "collision," from impact (v.). Figurative sense of "forceful impression" is from 1817 (Coleridge).