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English definition of “dalliance”

dalliance

noun [C or U]     /ˈdæl.i.əns/
mainly humorous ( involvement in) a sexual relationship that is not lasting or serious Relationships in general an interest or involvement in an activity or belief that only lasts for a very short period : The 1970s witnessed the first of the pop star's dalliances with communism .Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of dalliance noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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