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noun [countable] domain pronunciation in American English /doʊˈmeɪn/
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pluraldomains
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  1. 1
    a particular area of activity or life

    This is a subject that has now moved into the political domain.

    1. a.
      an area of activity considered as belonging to or controlled by a particular person or group

      the common idea that engineering is a male domain

      Organic foods are no longer the sole domain of health fanatics.

      The garden has always been Al’s domain.

    2. b.
      linguistics a subject field which has a particular set of vocabulary associated with it
    See also public domain

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