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affair

noun
 
/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.
a situation, especially a bad one
avvenimento, faccenda
The government’s handling of the affair has been widely criticized. The way the mayor’s office is handling the affair is being criticized.
(Definition of affair from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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