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sphere

noun [C]  us   /sfɪər/

sphere noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

geometry a solid shape like a round ball: This changes the shape of the cornea from a spoonlike form to a sphere.

sphere noun [C] (AREA)

a range or area of activity: In the foreign policy sphere, Li also indicated that China is ready to include human rights in its diplomacy. When the children played they always remained within the sphere of their own little group.
Translations of “sphere”
in Arabic كُرة…
in Korean 구, 구체…
in Malaysian sfera…
in French sphère…
in Turkish çalışma/bilgi alanı/sahası, küre, yuvarlak…
in Italian sfera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓形物體, 球,圓球, 球狀物…
in Russian сфера, поле (деятельности)…
in Polish sfera, kula…
in Vietnamese hình cầu, quả cầu…
in Spanish esfera…
in Portuguese esfera…
in Thai รูปทรงกลม…
in German die Kugel…
in Catalan esfera…
in Japanese 球, 球体, 球形…
in Indonesian bulatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆形物体, 球,圆球, 球状物…
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