Definition of 'current affairs'
Example sentences containing 'current affairs'
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You mention it, he'd been to a class about it: current affairs, book-keeping, Roman London, home loom weaving, appreciation of opera. PASSION IN THE PEAKShe learned a great deal during the current affairs discussion time. GWENDOLENEvery national newspaper and most of the weeklies, plus radio and television current affairs departments. LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE
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Used Occasionally. current affairs is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'current affairs'
British English: current affairs /ˈkʌrənt əˈfɛəz/ NOUN
Current affairs are political events and problems which are discussed in the media.
...a current affairs television programme.
- American English: current affairs
- Arabic: شُؤُون السَّاعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: atualidades
- Chinese: 时事
- Croatian: vijesti
- Czech: aktuální události
- Danish: aktuelle forhold
- Dutch: actualiteiten
- European Spanish: sucesos de actualidad
- Finnish: ajankohtaiset asiat
- French: actualités
- German: Zeitgeschehen
- Greek: επικαιρότητα
- Italian: attualità
- Japanese: 時事問題
- Korean: 시사 뉴스
- Norwegian: aktuelle spørsmål
- Polish: sprawy bieżące
- European Portuguese: temas da atualidade
- Romanian: evenimente curente
- Russian: текущие события
- Spanish: sucesos de actualidad
- Swedish: aktuella händelser
- Thai: เหตุการณ์ปัจจุบัน
- Turkish: güncel haberler
- Ukrainian: актуальні події
- Vietnamese: các vấn đề thời sự
Definition of current affairs from the Collins English Dictionary
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