What does affairs mean?

Definitions for affairs
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. personal business, personal matters, affairs(noun)

    matters of personal concern

    "get his affairs in order"

  2. affairs(noun)

    transactions of professional or public interest

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

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

How to pronounce affairs?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say affairs in sign language?

  1. affairs

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. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Why do the people not rebel against them even for all this oppression? How do they manage this? They do it by the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA). The do the silencing by PRA. So I call that the religion has become a hostage of these (AKP). They are using the religion as a stick, they hit everybody who raises his head with this stick. Anybody who rebels against poverty, unemployment they hit with religion. Don't misunderstand me, this stick is not the religion sent from Allah, this is the religion of the state and government. It bears no resemblance to Islam. This is why I say when the PRA is abolished religion will be free.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A selfish and empty of vision and solution leadership prefers its own political and personal benefits and interests, instead of its people; indeed, it collapses in the face of ruffians and traitors of the constitution. As a reality, such a state and all institutions face conspiracies in global affairs; consequently, diplomatic isolation and trade failure become destiny; it leads towards destruction with self-adopted strategy and character.

  3. Debra Tice:

    We have every reason to believe Austin is alive, ... Recently, the U.S. State Department issued a statement saying they are in 'periodic direct contact' with the Syrian government regarding consular affairs, including Austin's situation. We think this is a good start. We are glad that the two governments are communicating directly, but more is needed.

  4. Jean Jacques Rousseau:

    As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State "What does it matter to me?" the State may be given up for lost.

  5. De Sousa:

    My only explanation is that I failed to sufficiently prioritize my personal affairs.

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