state+of+affairs

  • 1state of affairs — ► a situation: »Poor decisions by the board bear most of the responsibility for this sorry state of affairs. Main Entry: ↑state …

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  • 2state 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 …

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  • 3state of affairs — ► state of affairs (or things) a situation. Main Entry: ↑state …

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  • 4state of affairs — index case (set of circumstances), circumstances, plight, posture (situation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5State 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… …

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  • 6state 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… …

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  • 7state 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… …

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  • 8state of affairs — noun A specific situation; a set of circumstances. His uncooperative attitude creates a difficult state of affairs for all of us …

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  • 9state 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 …

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  • 10state 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,… …

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  • 11state of affairs — way of things, face of matters, description of the happenings, what is going on …

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  • 12State Ethnic Affairs Commission — 国家民族事务委员会 Agency overview Formed 1949 Jurisdiction   …

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  • 13state of affairs (or things) — a situation. → state …

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  • 14State Religious Affairs Bureau Order No. 5 — According to State Religious Affairs Bureau Order No. 5 of the State Administration for Religious Affairs of the People s Republic of China, a Reincarnation Application must be filed by all Buddhist temples in that country before they are allowed …

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  • 15State of Affairs (album) — Infobox Album Name = State of Affairs Type = Album Artist = Kool and the Gang Released = 1996 Genre = Funk/R B Length = 55:44 Label = Curb Last album = Unite (1993) This album = State of Affairs (1996) Next album = Gangland (2001)State of Affairs …

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  • 16State Of Affairs (5 Way Split CD) — Infobox Album | Name = State of Affairs Type = compilation Artist = Various Released = 2004 Label = Commonbond Records] /Pee Records Genre = Hardcore Length = ??:?? Last album = This album = State of Affairs (2004) Next album = The Amity… …

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  • 17State Government Affairs Council — The State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) was created in 1975 by government affairs executives of major corporations to provide support to several major non governmental organizations, including the Council of State Governments, the National… …

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  • 18(a) sad state of affairs — a bad situation that you find upsetting. It s a sad state of affairs when schools don t provide a basic education for their students. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form a sad state: Things have reached a sad state when you have to pay a… …

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  • 19(a) state of affairs — a state of afˈfairs idiom a situation • This state of affairs can no longer be ignored. Main entry: ↑stateidiom …

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  • 20common state of affairs — index matter of course Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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