English noun: bailiwick
|1.||bailiwick (location) the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction|
|2.||bailiwick (cognition) a branch of knowledge|
|Samples||In what discipline is his doctorate?.|
Teachers should be well trained in their subject.
Anthropology is the study of human beings.
|Synonyms||discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, 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|