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affair

noun [C] (MATTER)
事情
 
 
/əˈfeər/ US  /-ˈfer/
a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered; a matter
事务;事情
She organizes her financial affairs very efficiently.
她把自己的财务处理得井井有条、又快又好。
He's always meddling in (= trying to influence) other people's affairs.
他总想插手别人的事情。
What I do in my spare time is my affair (= only involves me).
我在业余时间做什么,这是我自己的事。
Topics and areas of interestSituations and circumstances
a matter or situation which causes strong public feeling, usually of moral disapproval
(通常指在道德上被谴责的)事件
The arms-dealing affair has severely damaged the reputation of the government.
武器交易事件严重损害了政府的声誉。
The President's handling of the affair has been criticised.
总统对这一事件的处理遭到了抨击。
Situations and circumstances
(Definition of affair noun (MATTER) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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