affair noun கள்ளக்காதல் , தொடர்பு, காரியம் , அலுவல் , விவகாரம் ;

1(plural affairs) something that happens; an event:

The wedding was a very quiet affair.
2affairs (plural) important events and situations:

the minister for foreign affairs
We talked about current affairs (= the political and social events that are happening at the present time)
3(no plural) something private that you do not want other people to know about:

What happened between us is my affair. I don’t want to talk about it.
4(plural affairs) a sexual relationship between two people, usually one that is secret:

Her husband was having an affair.

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