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noun as in doings

noun as in finances

noun as in proceedings

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Example Sentences

Most Cacophony events were one-off affairs, just enough to jam the culture a bit before moving on.

“Unfortunately as this is an ongoing issue, we cannot comment,” said Alex Bronstein-Moffly, acting director of public affairs.

And that this state of affairs is not just the way things are.

If State of Affairs succeeds, it could change the conversation around Heigl.

Frankly, I have never heard anyone else speak with such insight into Afghan affairs, post-US surge.

As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.

And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.

The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.

The occupants of the room had been too absorbed with their own affairs to notice the gradual dimming of the illumination.

A royal decree (December 31, 1622) orders the Dominicans in the Philippines not to meddle in affairs of government.


On this page you'll find 173 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affairs, such as: deal, industry, manufacturing, market, trading, and transaction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.