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Entry Word: affair
Function: noun
Text: 1 a brief romantic relationship <an affair between two teenagers spending the summer at the same beach resort>
Synonyms love affair, romance
Related Words amour, intrigue; attachment, infatuation; entanglement, fling, flirtation; liaison, passion
2 a social gathering <the annual country club dance is a really fancy affair> -- see PARTY 1
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> -- see PRODUCT 1
4 something that happens <the whole affair from start to finish took a total of 15 minutes> -- see EVENT 1
5 something to be dealt with <it's none of your affair whom I'm going out with tonight> -- see MATTER 2