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public affairs

noun
1.
matters of general interest or concern, especially those dealing with current social or political issues.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • Listen to talk, music, public affairs and other programming.
  • The direction of public affairs has been wrested from the royal authority.
  • He is unfit to manage public affairs who knows not how to rule at home his household.
  • After despatching public affairs her whole employment was to pray, read good books, visit and serve the poor with her own hands.
  • The people demand reform in the administration of the government and the application of business principles to public affairs.
  • The holy founder, notwithstanding his reluctancy, was often employed in public affairs.
  • No hurry of public affairs, even in the midst of his wars, ever made him interrupt this custom.
  • He was not all this time an indifferent spectator of public affairs.
  • And these two were of those whom they style agents for the public affairs.
  • Again he converses for some fifteen minutes upon the public affairs.

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