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noun [countable]     domain pronunciation in American English
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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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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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