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General words for areas of study, interest or activity - thesaurus

Synonyms

area

noun

a particular subject, type of activity, etc.

field

noun

a subject that you study, or a type of work that you do

discipline

noun

a subject that people study, especially at a university

domain

noun

a particular area of activity or life

sphere

noun

a particular area of interest, activity, work, etc. that is one of many parts of life

specialty

noun

American a particular part of a wider subject that a person concentrates on or is an expert in

territory

noun

an area of knowledge, study, or experience

scene

noun

a particular interest or activity, and the people and places that are involved in it

realm

noun

formal a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest, etc.

line

noun

a type of work or area of interest

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arena

noun

the people and activities involved with a particular subject or activity

branch

noun

a part of a particular area of study or knowledge

shtick

noun

Americanvery informal a particular thing that someone is very interested in

specialism

noun

British specialization

speciality

noun

British a specialty

specialization

noun

a particular part of a wider subject that someone studies especially thoroughly

study

noun

a subject that can be studied at a university or college

subject

noun

something that you learn or teach in a school, for example English, mathematics, or biology

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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