love affair Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"love affair" in British English

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love affairnoun

uk   us  
[C] a ​romantic and ​sexualrelationship between two ​people who are not ​married to each other [S] a ​strongliking for a ​particularactivity or ​place: Her ​loveaffair withballetbegan when she was ten.
(Definition of love affair from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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love affairnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlʌv əˌfeər/
a ​romantic and usually ​physicalrelationship between two ​people A ​strongpositivefeeling between a ​person and an ​idea or ​activity can also be called a love affair: The ​leaguelaunched the ​program in New Orleans because of Louisiana's love affair with ​football.
(Definition of love affair from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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