件 means 'affair'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 244   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 219 words   Used in 3 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    くだん affair, case, matter, item
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⿰   () man   cow  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 件 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 件 is used 212 times, read 2 ways.
ケン : 210 words FIND ALL
event; affair; incident; case; plot; trouble; scandal
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くだん : 2 words FIND ALL
1. the aforementioned; the said; (man, incident, etc.) in question; the above-mentioned; the aforesaid  (often written with kana only)
2. the usual
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An additional くだん less common words include 件 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 687 (originally: 660)  Joy o' Kanji : 660  Key to Kanji: 268 

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ケン    affair, matter   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ギュウ   うし cow   
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