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Significado de “affair” - Diccionario Inglés

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affairnoun [C]

uk   /əˈfeər/ us   /əˈfer/
  • affair noun [C] (MATTER)

B2 a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered: She organizes her financial affairs very efficiently. He's always meddling in (= trying to influence) other people's affairs. What I do in my spare time is my affair (= only involves me).
B2 a matter or situation that causes strong public feeling, usually of moral disapproval: The arms-dealing affair has severely damaged the reputation of the government. The president's handling of the affair has been criticized.

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  • affair noun [C] (RELATIONSHIP)

B2 a sexual relationship, especially a secret one: She's having an affair with a married man. The book doesn't make any mention of his love affairs. an extramarital affair

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(Definition of affair from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "affair" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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affairnoun [C]

us   /əˈfeər/
  • affair noun [C] (SITUATION)

a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered; a matter: The meeting was addressed by an expert in South American affairs. What I do in my spare time is my own affair (= a private matter).
  • affair noun [C] (RELATIONSHIP)

a sexual relationship, esp. a secret one
  • affair noun [C] (EVENT)

an event: Their wedding was a pretty boring affair.
(Definition of affair from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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