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realm

realm

 
 
pronunciation:
relm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a royal kingdom; domain.
The king expanded his realm by conquering the neighboring tribes.
synonyms:
domain, dominion, kingdom
definition 2: sphere; province.
The art teacher encouraged the students to step into the realm of their imagination.He considered raising the children to be solely within his wife's realm; he rarely took an interest or rendered an opinion.That their efforts should succeed is within the realm of possibility, but I don't consider it likely.For her, astronomy is the most interesting area within the realm of science.
synonyms:
domain, province, sphere
similar words:
kingdom, region, world
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