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affairs

noun
 
/əˈfeərz/
situations that involve a particular subject or a particular type of person: an expert on foreign affairs He refused to discuss his financial affairs. the university office of student affairs
Translations of “affairs”
in Korean 사건…
in Arabic شُؤون…
in Portuguese assuntos particulares…
in Catalan afers…
in Japanese (特定の分野の)問題…
in Italian affari, questioni…
in Russian дела…
in Turkish birinin bulaştığı konu ve durumlar…
in Polish sprawy…
(Definition of affairs from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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