Translation of "affair" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk /əˈfeər/ us

B2 a situation or set of related events, especially bad ones

дело, ситуация
The government's handling of the affair has been widely criticized.

B2 a sexual relationship between two people when one or both of them is married to someone else

роман, связь
He's been having an affair with a woman at work.
be sb's affair

If something is your affair, it is private and you do not want anyone else to be involved or know about it.

быть чьим-либо личным делом → See also love affair

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