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affaire de coeur

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

a love affair.

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Origin of affaire de coeur

Literally, “affair of the heart”
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British Dictionary definitions for affaire de coeur

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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