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state of affairs

noun [no plural]
 
 
a situation: a sad state of affairsSituations and circumstances
Translations of “state of affairs”
in Korean 상황, 정세…
in Arabic وَضع, ظُروف…
in Portuguese situação atual, estado de coisas…
in Catalan situació…
in Japanese 状況, 事態, 状態…
in Italian lo stato delle cose…
in Russian положение дел…
in Turkish genel durum…
in Polish stan rzeczy…
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