Thesaurus / affaire
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But Lionel did not detain her in conversation; he had no intention of elaborating the affaire of the previous night.

The Gay AdventureRichard Bird

The Affaire Borrow is said to have come up for debate even during a secret session of the Chamber.

Put shortly, the piece deals with an "affaire Dreyfus" in the medical profession.

ModernitiesHorace Barnett Samuel

The chiefs of the imperial police, then, found themselves confronted by a new "affaire Georges."

A grave affair (affaire), a grave case (cas), is used concerning a criminal rather than a civil process.

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

She went, and of course did not return, and so the affaire closed.

Dumas' ParisFrancis Miltoun

Le moindre grain de mil serait bien mieux mon affaire—The smallest grain of millet would serve my needs better.

Well then, gentlemen, the man of arms demanded, what is your pleasure that we should do in the affaire Rosenstein?

Tunic takes a friendly interest in my affaire d'amour, and gives me the benefit of his experience in such matters.

This is my opinion touching this affaire: but advise you what you intend to do, for you may rule me in this case.

The Golden AsseLucius Apuleius

WORDS RELATED TO AFFAIRE

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