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German translation of “affair”

affair

noun /əˈfeə/
happenings etc which are connected with a particular person or thing
die Affäre
the Suez affair.
a thing
die Angelegenheit
The new machine is a weird-looking affair.
(often in plural) business; concern(s)
die Angelegenheit
financial affairs Where I go is entirely my own affair.
a love relationship
das Verhältnis
His wife found out about his affair with another woman.
(Definition of affair from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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