Definition of Affair. Meaning of Affair. Synonyms of Affair

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Definition of Affair

Affair
Affair Af*fair" ([a^]f*f[^a]r"), n. [OE. afere, affere, OF. afaire, F. affaire, fr. a faire to do; L.. ad + facere to do. See Fact, and cf. Ado.] 1. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; as, a difficult affair to manage; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; -- often in the plural. ``At the head of affairs.' --Junius. ``A talent for affairs.' --Prescott. 2. Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely; as, an affair of honor, i. e., a duel; an affair of love, i. e., an intrigue. 3. (Mil.) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle. 4. Action; endeavor. [Obs.] And with his best affair Obeyed the pleasure of the Sun. --Chapman. 5. A material object (vaguely designated). A certain affair of fine red cloth much worn and faded. --Hawthorne.

Meaning of Affair from wikipedia

- An affair is a ****ual relationship, romantic friendship, or p****ionate attachment between two people without the attached person's significant other knowing...
- The Profumo affair was a British political scandal that originated with a ****ual relationship in 1961, between John Profumo, the Secretary of State for...
- An Affair (Korean: 정사; RR: Jeongsa) is a 1998 South Korean film. The quiet film about a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiancé was the seventh-highest-grossing...
- The Affair may refer to: Affair, a ****ual relationship or a romantic friendship or p****ionate attachment between two people The Dreyfus affair, a political...
- The Dreyfus Affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, pronounced [lafɛːʁ dʁɛfys]) was a political scandal that divided the Third French Republic from 1894 until...
- An Affair to Remember is a 1957 American romance film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Filmed in CinemaScope and DeLuxe...
- Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966, to March 4, 1971. The series explored the trials of well-to-do engineer...
- The Iran–Contra affair (Persian: ماجرای ایران-کنترا‎, Spanish: Caso Irán–Contra), po****rized in Iran as the McFarlane affair, the Iran–Contra scandal...
- The Hamilton–Reynolds affair involved Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, who had a 4 month affair with Maria Reynolds during George Washington's...
- The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette...
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