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English noun: subject area

1. subject area (cognition) a branch of knowledge


SamplesIn what discipline is his doctorate?.
Teachers should be well trained in their subject.
Anthropology is the study of human beings.


Synonymsbailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject field


Broader (hypernym)domain, knowledge base, knowledge domain


Narrower (hyponym)allometry, applied science, architecture, arts, bibliotics, communication theory, communications, divinity, engineering, engineering science, escapology, frontier, futuristics, futurology, genealogy, graphology, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, major, military science, numerology, occultism, ology, protology, science, scientific discipline, technology, theogony, theology









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