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synonyms for affair

  • case
  • employment
  • event
  • incident
  • interest
  • proceeding
  • project
  • question
  • subject
  • task
  • thing
  • topic
  • transaction
  • assignment
  • avocation
  • calling
  • circumstance
  • concern
  • duty
  • episode
  • hap
  • happening
  • job
  • mission
  • obligation
  • occupation
  • occurrence
  • profession
  • province
  • pursuit
  • realm
  • responsibility
  • undertaking
  • office function
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antonyms for affair

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  • avocation
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • hobby
  • irresponsibility
  • surrender
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    From the outset, Perry’s focus on Ukraine had puzzled his colleagues in government, who say that he took a personal interest in the country’s affairs.
    RICK PERRY’S UKRAINIAN DREAMBY SIMON SHUSTER, TIME, AND ILYA MARRITZ, WNYCSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Despite much drum-beating on the topic, much of the public is still unaware that seasonal flu is a serious affair.
    THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS ABOUT TO COLLIDE WITH FLU SEASON. HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT.SARA CHODOSHAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    In her new role, Delaine Prado will report to Google’s SVP of global affairs, Kent Walker, an influential lawyer who has played a key role in guiding the company’s political and legal response to the numerous challenges it is facing.
    GOOGLE NAMES HALIMAH DELAINE PRADO AS NEW GENERAL COUNSELJEFFAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
    There is overwhelming public support for making cocktails to go permanent, says Mike Whatley, vice president of state and local affairs for the National Restaurant Association.
    NUMBER OF STATES ALLOWING TO-GO COCKTAILS HAS SURGED FROM 2 TO 33 DURING CORONAVIRUSLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
    Days earlier, he had admitted to being questioned in a federal investigation related to the 2016 presidential election, blaming the whole affair on “the deep state.”
    THE YEAR’S HOTTEST E-COMMERCE STOCK IS UP MORE THAN 1,500%. ITS FOUNDER CASHED OUT BEFORE THE RALLYBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
    He is a professor of international affairs and government at Georgetown University.
    GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
    Our coverage of public affairs has never been more applicable.
    A MESSAGE TO OUR READERS ON NEWSROOM DIVERSITYVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The other has faced a string of retaliatory acts, including PA announcements that she has been speaking with attorneys and internal affairs.
    DONOVAN INMATES PLEAD FOR PROTECTION, ALLEGE RETALIATION FOLLOWING LAWSUITMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    No matter if it’s for the military, science, or AI, the world of supercomputers is still a competitive affair.
    THE WORLD’S NEW FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER IS AN EXASCALE MACHINE FOR AIJASON DORRIERJUNE 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
    A product of this technological trend in marine affairs gave rise to the galleon – a warship inspired by the combination of both the maneuverability of caravels and the hefty nature of carracks.
    KNOW YOUR HISTORICAL WARSHIPS: FROM 7TH CENTURY BC – 17TH CENTURY ADDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 4, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
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    WORDS RELATED TO AFFAIR

    • affair
    • carrying-on
    • cheating
    • extracurricular activity
    • fling
    • fornication
    • hanky-panky
    • immorality
    • infidelity
    • matinee
    • playing around
    • relationship
    • thing
    • two-timing
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