1. Noun.  That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural.
  2. Noun.  Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely.
  3. Noun.  (military) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle.
  4. Noun.  A material object (vaguely designated).
  5. Noun.  An adulterous relationship. (from ''affaire de cœur''.).

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