What does affairs mean?

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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"

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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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  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. Augusta Stowe-Gullen:

    When women have a voice in national and international affairs, wars will cease forever.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    We see how other countries are open about their geopolitical claims, and do not hesitate to interfere openly in the affairs of independent states while actively expanding and improving their military arsenals, they spend many times more than we spend (on arms). We can and must respond to this challenge.

  3. Suu Kyi:

    We will carry on as usual, the internal affairs of the USDP should only be party affairs. We will take action if anything interferes with parliament.

  4. Frank Sinatra:

    I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School.

  5. Norton Singhavon:

    It filters out those who can't get their affairs in order, the selfish part of me, I actually like that.

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