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affair

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1 also affaire a brief romantic relationship
  • an affair between two singles spending the summer at the same beach resort
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2 a social gathering
  • The annual country club dance is a really fancy affair.
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3 something produced by physical or intellectual effort
  • The lead float in the parade was a pretty impressive affair, a giant eagle's head with equally huge wings.
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4 something that happens
  • The whole affair from start to finish took a total of 15 minutes.
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5 something to be dealt with
  • It's none of your affair whom I'm going out with tonight.
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