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English definition of “love affair”

love affair

noun uk   us  
[C] a romantic and sexual relationship between two people who are not married to each otherMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships [S] a strong liking for a particular activity or place: Her love affair with ballet began when she was ten.Liking
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