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a public affairs consultant
a social/regional/international affairs correspondent
The new president is seen to be unreliable on foreign affairs.
We are friends, but I don’t know much about their private affairs.
Several government ministers resigned because of the affair.
The president’s popularity remained largely unaffected by the whole affair.
Her husband denied that he was having an affair.
The party was a rather dull affair.
The film is very much a family affair – all her brothers are in the cast.
Her dress was a long silky affair.