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synonyms for affairs

  • deal
  • industry
  • manufacturing
  • market
  • trading
  • transaction
  • bargaining
  • barter
  • commercialism
  • contracts
  • dealings
  • exchange
  • game
  • industrialism
  • merchandising
  • racket
  • sales
  • selling
  • traffic
  • undertaking
  • buying and selling
  • capital and labor
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How to use affairs in a sentence

As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The occupants of the room had been too absorbed with their own affairs to notice the gradual dimming of the illumination.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
A royal decree (December 31, 1622) orders the Dominicans in the Philippines not to meddle in affairs of government.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
She had never had this curiosity in relation to George Cannon--she had only wondered about his affairs with other women.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
I believe we shall never get on with human affairs until we do ignore them.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The mode of procession was a little out of the common order of such affairs; but so was the marriage.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Condition of the archbishopric of Manila in regard to the affairs of ecclesiastical and secular government.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It was a life full of freedom, and I shall never cease to be grateful for it, but I must go home soon and look after my affairs.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFAIRS

  • affairs
  • bargaining
  • barter
  • buying and selling
  • capital and labor
  • commercialism
  • contracts
  • deal
  • dealings
  • exchange
  • game
  • industrialism
  • industry
  • manufacturing
  • market
  • merchandising
  • racket
  • sales
  • selling
  • trading
  • traffic
  • transaction
  • undertaking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.