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Princeton's WordNet

  1. personal business, personal matters, affairsnoun

    matters of personal concern

    "get his affairs in order"

  2. affairsnoun

    transactions of professional or public interest

    "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"

Wikipedia

  1. affairs

    An affair is a sexual relationship, romantic friendship, or passionate attachment between two people without the attached person's significant other knowing.

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  1. affairs

    Affairs refer to matters, situations, tasks, or incidents that are happening or being discussed, often requiring decisions, actions, or attention. This can refer to personal matters, business dealings, government issues, or other significant situations of concern. In a different context, it can also refer to a romantic or sexual relationship, typically a secret or illicit one.

  2. affairs

    Affairs refer to matters or incidents of private, public, business, or personal concern or interest. They encompass events, activities, or situations that are currently happening or being dealt with. They can also refer to illicit romantic or sexual relationships. The context determines the specific meaning.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Affairs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1378

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Affairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3847

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Affairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Affairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Affairs in a Sentence

  1. Police Chief Butch Ayers:

    (Bongiovanni) had the opportunity to tell us what happened in the report and when he was interviewed by internal affairs. He said nothing about a punch. In this case, what we saw on video, that punch was unreasonable and unnecessary.

  2. Hunter Biden:

    I learned yesterday for the first time that the U.S. Attorney's Office in Delaware advised my legal counsel, also yesterday, that they are investigating my tax affairs, i take this matter very seriously but I am confident that a professional and objective review of these matters will demonstrate that I handled my affairs legally and appropriately, including with the benefit of professional tax advisors.

  3. Chamath Palihapitiya:

    That’s what we’re dealing with, and imagine taking that to the extreme, where bad actors can now manipulate large swathes of people to do anything you want. It’s just a really, really bad state of affairs.

  4. John Cornyn:

    What the president needs to do is focus on his job and his job is not to intervene in state and local affairs under our constitutional scheme so frankly I think his involvement in this is unwelcomed, this ought to be a choice made by local officials at the local level held accountable by their own voters.

  5. De Sousa:

    I fully admit to failing to file my personal federal and state taxes for 2013, 2014 and 2015, while there is no excuse for my failure to fulfill my obligations as a citizen and public official, my only explanation is that I failed to sufficiently prioritize my personal affairs.

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