affair Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "affair" in Essential American English Dictionary

affair

noun
 
/əˈfeər/
a sexual relationship between two people when one or both of them is married to someone else: He had an affair with a woman at work.
a situation, especially a bad one: The way the mayor’s office is handling the affair is being criticized.
(Definition of affair from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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