how to pronounce affairs


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the above transcription of affairs is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

affairs is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of affairs in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… government this state affairs is simply …”

meanings of affairs


  1. Plural of affair.

affairs frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word affairs occurs in english on average 20.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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