definition 1: a royal kingdom; domain.
example: The king expanded his realm by conquering the neighboring tribes.
definition 2: sphere; province.
example: The art teacher encouraged the students to step into the realm of their imagination.
example: He considered raising the children to be solely within his wife’s realm; he rarely took an interest or rendered an opinion.
example: That their efforts should succeed is within the realm of possibility, but I don’t consider it likely.
example: For her, astronomy is the most interesting area within the realm of science.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun realm (definition 2)
ADJECTIVE + realm: scientific ~ , cognitive ~ , creative ~ , artistic ~ , literary ~ , cultural ~ , political ~ , civic ~ , public ~, private ~ , exclusive ~ , forbidden ~ , separate ~ , distant ~ , infinite ~ , microscopic ~ , invisible ~ , celestial ~ , cosmic ~ , divine ~ , heavenly ~ , religious ~ , sacred ~ , secular ~ , spiritual ~ , magical ~, mysterious ~ , mystical ~ , supernatural ~ , unknown ~ , symbolic ~ , mortal ~ , earthly ~ , terrestrial ~ , domestic ~