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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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In Newsweek's 1967 article, "Justice for Franca," Franca Viola did not consider abduction and rape by her wealthy hometown suitor a romantic affair.
John Dunlop has declared three for this two-mile Showcase handicap but there is no doubt that Romantic Affair is the pick.
Since their marriage is to be a romantic affair at her idyllic home on the shores of the Baltic Sea, I'm prepared to accept the latter.
VALENTINE'S Day won't be a romantic affair at noon in Glasgow - American mucky boys Slipknot will be in town for their SECC gig and will be do a signing at Virgin Megastore on Buchanan Street.
The stable has a host of top-class stayers as both Millenary (St Leger) and Romantic Affair (Mallard Handicap) showed at Doncaster last week.
Not faring as well are Reynolds' Andrei and Kirk Taylor as married officer Vershinin (who has a romantic affair with Masha), who have mastered their lines but do not quite inhabit their roles.
The book will detail every aspect of a mutually agreed romantic affair between myself and a young female lover (perhaps you), experienced over 30 days, as in the novel.
Melbourne, June 4 ( ANI ): Millionaire Gold Coast property developer Jack Ray has denied claims of a romantic affair with Lara Bingle, ex-fiancee of Australian Cricket captain Michael Clarke.
40), revolves around Inca Trail whose impressive Wincanton victory last week will not have escaped anyone's notice, while the formerly smart Flat stayer Romantic Affair is clearly one to note with the step up in trip in the amateurs handicap hurdle (3.
And it was a similar story in another Group Three, the Bonusprint Stakes, later that month as he held Romantic Affair by a length.
Persian Punch is another predicted to run well by trainer David Elsworth while dual Chester Cup hero Rainbow High and Romantic Affair both have scope for improvement which they'll need to find at this level.
John Dunlop has an array of staying talent in his Arundel yard this season and Romantic Affair deserves to be his representative in the day's 'Showcase Handicap' the Rothmans Royals Mallard Stakes over the full St Leger course.