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state of affairs

 
Noun state of affairs has 1 sense
  1. situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
    --1 is a kind of state
    --1 has particulars:
     acceptance; ballgame, new ballgame; challenge; childlessness; complication; crowding; disequilibrium; element; environment; equilibrium; exclusion; goldfish bowl, fish bowl, fishbowl; hotbed; inclusion; picture, scene; prison, prison house; rejection; size, size of it; square one; status quo; thing
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