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English definition of “affair”

affair

  /əˈfeər/ noun
a sexual relationship between two people when one or both of them is married to someone else: He had an affair with a woman at work.
a situation, especially a bad one: The way the mayor’s office is handling the affair is being criticized.
(Definition of affair noun from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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