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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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British National Corpus

  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. The NFL commissioner:

    Anyone who seeks the presidency must recognize that in this century, there is no such thing as a remote problem. Our economy is increasingly global, and our people are increasingly bound to the affairs of the world, a threat a hemisphere away such as ISIS can become a threat down the street almost overnight.

  2. Rebecca West:

    Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know they real truth about his or her love affairs.

  3. Charles Caleb Colton:

    In America every woman has her set of girl-friends some are cousins, the rest are gained at school. These form a permanent committee who sit on each other's affairs, who 'come out' together, marry and divorce together, and who end as those groups of bustling, heartless well-informed club-women who govern society. Against them the Couple of Ehepaar is helpless and Man in their eyes but a biological interlude.

  4. Vice Foreign Minister Wang Chao:

    This is a very big issue. China has good bilateral relations with Britain and also with the EU, china has resolutely and consistently supported the European integration process. So we would like to see Europe as one bloc and continue to play an even more important role in international affairs.

  5. Pope Francis:

    I was supposed to meet him on June 14 in Jerusalem, to talk about our affairs. But with the war, by mutual agreement, we decided to postpone the meeting to a later date, so that our dialogue was not misunderstood.

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