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Affair

Social medicine A prolonged sexual liaison, usually understood to mean one in which one or both partners are committing adultery.
Workplace As commonly used, a compromise of public trust, significant ethical breach or other wrongdoing or series of wrongdoings, which may lead to civil litigation or criminal proceedings.

affair

Sexology A long-term sexual liaison, usually understood to mean one in which one or both partners are committing adultery Vox populi As commonly used, a major whoops–faux pas, boo-boo, etc between 2 or more people. See Baltimore affair, Burt affair, Cantekin affair, Cleveland affair, Slutsky affair, Swine influenza vaccine affair.
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But many Latinas are now saying they never will think of the mayor in the same way again in the wake of his admission last week that he has been carrying on an extramarital affair with Telemundo anchorwoman Mirthala Salinas that has resulted in the breakup of his 20-year marriage.
Dummy variable CHANGE indicates whether an individual considers his or her spouse's extramarital affair would adversely affect one's marital satisfaction.
McGreevey said at an afternoon news conference that he had been involved in an extramarital affair with another man.
She had in fact been no more than a "guilty intruder" in her husband's extramarital affair with Lisa: "If her words could have had tongue, she would have asked Lisa, who was he?
The group led by Daim Narejo confessed to killing Mohammed Bhagal aka Allah Rakhio Narejo over his alleged act of having an extramarital affair with a woman of the same community.
Harry Roque justified House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's extramarital affair as an 'open secret.
Washington, January 4 ( ANI ): Several spouses spent their New Year's Day seeking out an extramarital affair, it has been revealed.
The wife of disgraced former-CIA director David Petraeus is said to be 'furious' at her husband, as details of the four-star Army general's extramarital affair with his biographer emerged amid an ever-growing scandal.
CIA director David Petraeus' resignation over an extramarital affair and fall from grace will be talked about for a long time.
Petraeus resigned from his post on Friday, citing an extramarital affair.
Mr Edwards has admitted having an extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter in 2006, but denied he was the father of her five-month-old daughter and said he would take a paternity test to prove it.
In her new movie, ``Little Children,'' Kate Winslet plays Sarah, an unhappy young mother who embarks on a journey of self-discovery that involves an extramarital affair and a host of questionable parental decisions.