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English noun: realm

1. realm (state) a domain in which something is dominant


SamplesThe untroubled kingdom of reason.
A land of make-believe.
The rise of the realm of cotton in the south.


Synonymskingdom, land


Broader (hypernym)area, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere


Narrower (hyponym)lotus land, lotusland

2. realm (location) the domain ruled by a king or queen


Synonymskingdom


Broader (hypernym)demesne, domain, land


Instance hyponymNumidia

3. realm (cognition) a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about


SamplesIt was a limited realm of discourse.
Here we enter the region of opinion.
The realm of the occult.


Synonymsregion


Broader (hypernym)domain, knowledge base, knowledge domain









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