Realm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |relm|  American pronunciation of the word realm
Brit.  |rÉ›lm|  British pronunciation of the word realm

noun

- a domain in which something is dominant(syn: kingdom, land)

the rise of the realm of cotton in the south

- the domain ruled by a king or queen (syn: kingdom)
- a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about(syn: region)

it was a limited realm of discourse
the realm of the occult

Examples

new discoveries in the realm of medicine

an idea that belongs in the realm of science fiction

the rise of the realm of cotton in the south

it was a limited realm of discourse

...let's look for a scientifically creditable explanation before going off into the realm of the supernatural...

...a wedding invitation eagerly sought by every peer and peeress in the realm...

...the crown prince was reminded that even the rabble of the realm deserved his attention and compassion...

A uniformity of weights and measures was ordered to be enforced throughout the realm.

Time travel exists only in the realm of science fiction.

he felt he had visited the realm of the damned

the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm

Word forms

noun
singular: realm
plural: realms
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