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state of affairs

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  • state of affairs — ► a situation: »Poor decisions by the board bear most of the responsibility for this sorry state of affairs. Main Entry: ↑state …   Financial and business terms

  • state of affairs — state of af fairs noun singular the situation that a person, place, or process is in at a particular time: It is likely that this is the normal state of affairs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • state of affairs — ► state of affairs (or things) a situation. Main Entry: ↑state …   English terms dictionary

  • state of affairs — index case (set of circumstances), circumstances, plight, posture (situation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • State of affairs — The state of affairs is that combination of circumstances applying within a society or group at a particular time. The current state of affairs may be considered acceptable by many observers, but not necessarily by all. The state of affairs may… …   Wikipedia

  • state of affairs — noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time (Freq. 1) the present international situation is dangerous wondered how such a state of affairs had come about eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • state of affairs — N SING: usu with supp If you refer to a particular state of affairs, you mean the general situation and circumstances connected with someone or something. This state of affairs cannot continue for too long, if parliament is to recover... The… …   English dictionary

  • state of affairs — noun A specific situation; a set of circumstances. His uncooperative attitude creates a difficult state of affairs for all of us …   Wiktionary

  • state of affairs — UK / US noun [singular] the situation that a person, place, or process is in at a particular time It is likely that this is the normal state of affairs …   English dictionary

  • state of affairs — Synonyms and related words: affairs, circumstances, concerns, condition of things, conditions, dealings, doings, goings on, how it goes, how it is, how things are, how things stand, life, like it is, march of events, matters, proceedings,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • state of affairs — way of things, face of matters, description of the happenings, what is going on …   English contemporary dictionary


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