affaire d'amour

[ a-fer da-moor ]
/ a fɛr daˈmur /

noun, plural af·faires d'a·mour [a-fer da-moor] /a fɛr daˈmur/. French.

a love affair.
Also called af·faire.

Definition for affaire (2 of 2)

affaire de coeur

[ a-fer duh-kœr ]
/ a fɛr dəˈkœr /

noun, plural af·faires de coeur [a fer duh-kœr] /a fɛr dəˈkœr/. French.

a love affair.

Origin of affaire de coeur

literally, affair of the heart
Also called affaire.
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British Dictionary definitions for affaire (1 of 3)

affaire

/ French (afɛr) /

noun

a love affair

British Dictionary definitions for affaire (2 of 3)

affaire d'amour

/ French (afɛr damur) /

noun plural affaires d'amour (afɛr damur)

a love affair

British Dictionary definitions for affaire (3 of 3)

affaire de coeur

/ French (afɛr də kœr) /

noun plural affaires de coeur (afɛr də kœr)

an affair of the heart; love affair
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