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Definition 1: transactions of professional or public interest - [noun denoting act]

Samples where affairs or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • news of current affairs
  • great affairs of state

(affairs is a kind of ...) the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

"no transactions are possible without him" "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"

(... is a kind of affairs ) affairs between nations

"you can't really keep up with world affairs by watching television"

(... is a kind of affairs ) the activities and affairs involved in managing a state or a government

"unemployment dominated the politics of the inter-war years" "government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics"

Definition 2: matters of personal concern - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where affairs or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • get his affairs in order

Synonyms for affairs in the sense of this definition

(affairs is a kind of ...) something that interests you because it is important or affects you

"the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"

(... is a kind of affairs ) personal matters that could be embarrassing if made public

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