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affirm to state or declare as true.
affirmative saying yes; affirming.
affirmative action a policy to make sure certain groups of people are given a fair chance for jobs and education. In particular, this policy is for minority groups and women who were not given these opportunities in the past. Regulations made by the U.S. government support affirmative action.
affix to attach or join physically (usually used with "to"). [2 definitions]
afflict to cause pain or suffering to.
affliction a condition of pain or suffering, or the cause of such a state.
affluent having a lot of money; rich; wealthy.
afford to have enough money to buy; be able to pay for. [3 definitions]
affront something that is said or done on purpose to be rude or mean. [2 definitions]
Afghan of or having to do with Afghanistan or with its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Afghanistan a country in south central Asia. Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan.
afield off the right track or course. [2 definitions]
afire burning; on fire. [2 definitions]
afloat on the water; floating.
afoot on foot; walking. [2 definitions]
afraid feeling fear. [2 definitions]
afresh once again; anew.
Africa the second largest continent. Africa is south of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It is in the Eastern Hemisphere.
African of or having to do with Africa, or its people or languages. [2 definitions]
African American an American of African descent.
African-American of or having to do with Americans of African descent or their combined American and African heritage.