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current affairs

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcurrent affairsˌcurrent afˈfairs noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PNOWimportant political events or other events in society that are happening now
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current affairsAll current affairs in the whole world of lamentable war and strife needed to be weighed in this balance.News and current affairs programmes are the television equivalent of newspapers.Ideally with keen interest in current affairs, entertainment, health and lifestyle subject areas.But without the obligation to show current affairs in peak time, it may be pushed into a less attractive slot.Zen had always derived much amusement from Ellen's simple-minded approach to current affairs.Traditional current affairs departments haven't quite figured out how to adjust their agenda to meet the shift.
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