Translation of "affair" - English-Italian dictionary

affair

noun uk /əˈfeər/ us /əˈfeər/

a sexual relationship between two people when one or both of them is married to someone else

relazione sentimentale (extraconiugale)
He had an affair with a woman at work. Ha avuto una relazione sentimentale con una donna al lavoro.

a situation, especially a bad one

avvenimento, faccenda
The government’s handling of the affair has been widely criticized. È stata ampiamente criticata la gestione della faccenda da parte del governo.
The way the mayor’s office is handling the affair is being criticized. Viene criticato il modo in cui l’ufficio del sindaco sta gestendo la faccenda.

(Translation of “affair” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)