a state of affairs
state of affairs
A current situation or set of conditions. It's been a sad state of affairs around here since our grandma got sick. I'd like to start this meeting by going over the company's financial state of affairs.
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a state of afˈfairsgeneral situation or circumstances: We know little about the present state of affairs in China.
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