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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An event or happening.

Usage examples (36)
  • The party was a grand affair.
  • It is none of your affair
  • The party was quite an affair
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Tutoring comment
  • It's better not to mix your "affairs" (business issues or concerns) with your "affaires" (romantic love relationships).
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