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affair  

EN[əˈfɛɹ]
US
Faffaire
affair
  • NomPLaffairs
    1. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural.
      1. a difficult affair to manage
    2. Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely.
      1. an affair of honor, a duel;  an affair of love, an intrigue
    3. (military) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle.
      1. A material object (vaguely designated).
        1. He used a hook-shaped affair with a long handle to unlock the car. ‎
      2. An adulterous relationship (from affaire de cœur).
        1. A party or social gathering, especially of a formal nature.
        2. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Business is embarrassed; public affairs are embarrassed.
            • She was tempted to treat the whole affair as a joke.
            • His uncooperative attitude creates a difficult state of affairs for all of us.
          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • I always try not to interfere with other people’s personal affairs.
            • I always try to keep up with (or "keep up on") current affairs.
            • She hired a snoop to find out if her husband was having an affair.

        Meaning of affair for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "affair" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable.
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          Liens Connexes:
          1. en affairs
          2. fr affairé
          3. fr affaira
          4. fr affaire
          5. fr affaires
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