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Noun
/əˈfe(ə)r/,
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affairs, plural;
  1. An event or sequence of events of a specified kind or that has previously been referred to
    • - the board admitted responsibility for the affair
    • - I wanted the funeral to be a family affair
  2. A matter that is a particular person's concern or responsibility
    • - what you do in your spare time is your affair
  3. Matters of public interest and importance
    • - commissions were created to advise on foreign affairs
  4. Business and financial dealings
    • - his time was spent in winding up his affairs
  5. An object of a particular type
    • - her dress was a black low-cut affair
  6. A love affair
    • - his wife is having an affair

  1. matter: a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"
  2. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  3. a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
  4. (affairs) personal business: matters of personal concern; "get his affairs in order"
  5. (affairs) transactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"
  6. An Affair is a 1998 South Korean film. The quiet film about a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiance was the seventh-highest grossing Korean film of 1998 and won the Best Asian Film award at the 1999 Newport Beach International Film Festival.
  7. * The Dreyfus affair * extramarital affair * The Affair, a novel by C. P. Snow published in 1959 * Several motion pictures by this title, including: ** Alternate release title of There's Always Vanilla, a 1971 film directed by George Romero ** The Affair (1973 film) starring Natalie Wood and ...
  8. The Affair is a 2004 motion picture directed by Carl Colpaert.
  9. The following is an episode list for the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh. The series premiered on January 11, 2004 and ended with the episode "Dance Contest" on September 16, 2007. Then later the film Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh was made apart from the regular series on December 5, 2008. ...
  10. The following is a complete list of episodes for the 1980s television series Dynasty, in broadcast order.
  11. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural; Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely; An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle; A ...
  12. [ ə fér ] noun (plural af·fairs) a sexual relationship between two people not married to each other
  13. (AFFAIR) (October 12, 2000)