What does affairs mean?

Definitions for affairs
af·fairs

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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. William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar:

    There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.

  2. W. C. Fields:

    There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by the tail and face the situation.

  3. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying:

    The EU report disregards the facts and makes unfounded criticism about Hong Kong affairs. We express our firm opposition to this, the Chinese government's determination to implement 'one country, two systems' is unwavering and will not change.

  4. Douglas Hercher:

    That's the state of affairs right now, you're going to see those retailers reducing their footprint to bring their costs in line with their sales. ... I think rental rates are going to have to come down tremendously to attract tenancy to those spaces.

  5. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice:

    We have a lot of good people in the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, but this incident was completely unacceptable.

Images & Illustrations of affairs

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