What is affair?

  • (noun): A vaguely specified concern.
    Example: "It is none of your affair"
    Synonyms: matter, thing
    See also — Additional definitions below

Affair

An affair is a sexual relationship or a romantic friendship or passionate attachment between two people, one man and one woman when in marriage.

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Cynthia Ore
... of her widely publicized extramarital affair with Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district Representative Don Sherwood ... Their five-year extramarital affair ended after Ore described several instances of physical abuse by the congressman ... Sherwood initially denied the affair, stating that Ore was merely a "casual acquaintance" ...
Renee Mac Rae - Disappearance
... Circa 1971, unbeknownst to her husband, MacRae began to have an affair with Bill McDowell, who was married with two children and worked for Gordon MacRae as an accountant and company secretary ... Nobody knew about the affair except Valerie Steventon, MacRae's best friend ... MacRae told her friend about her affair in the spring of 1973 when she was pregnant with Andrew ...
Loans Affair
... The Loans Affair, also called the Khemlani Affair, is the name given to the political scandal involving the Whitlam Government of Australia in 1975, in which it was accused of ...
Famous Affairs
... See also Political scandal and Sex scandal Affair of the diamond necklace Hamilton–Reynolds sex scandal, an affair between Alexander Hamilton and Maria Reynolds A Scandal in Bohemia, a ... graduate Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) Nelson–Hamilton affair Oscar Wilde – Lord Alfred Douglas affair Edward VIII – Wallis Simpson affair Cunningham–Agee affair Harden–Eulenburg affair Hemings–J ... Kennedy's affair, among others, with Marilyn Monroe Robert F ...
The Count Of Monte Cristo (TV Series) - Episode List
... A Toy for the Infanta Marseilles The Luxembourg Affair The Texas Affair The Mazzini Affair The Carbonari The Devil's Emissary Bordeaux Flight to Calais Albania Niples The Art of Terror The Experiment ...

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