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. Kevan Gosper:

    For a country as big and important in world affairs, let alone sport, as Russia, I would rather see a solution to what's been happening and a change of heart, a change of culture and a commitment to the future and still see them participate rather than be excluded, i think exclusion gets you nowhere. But it's up to the IAAF itself to make that judgment. They've got a very good process of investigation so I'll observe that and see what comes out of it.

  2. Law Minster Anisul Huq:

    They submitted two petitions to the ministry of Home Affairs through the jail authority, and the ministry has now forwarded those to the Law, Justice and Parliamentary ministry.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Interference with the domestic affairs of the United States -- do you really believe that someone acting from the Russian territory could have influenced the United States and influenced the choice of millions of Americans? this is utterly ridiculous.

  4. William Kelly:

    I remember asking, before we began the statement, what I was being investigated for. And they told me that it was going to be for using a city email account for personal business. And then later on, they said it could possibly be something about conduct unbecoming, being in internal affairs, as a sergeant and as lieutenant, I knew that those weren't things that ended people's careers.

  5. Adam Tooze:

    ...in practice the Reichsbank and the Reich Ministry of Economic Affairs had no intention of allowing the radical activists of the SA, the shopfloor militants of the Nazi party or Gauleiter commissioners to dictate the course of events. Under the slogan of “the strong state”, the ministerial bureaucracy fashioned a new national structure of economic regulation.

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