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domain

noun [C] uk   /dəˈmeɪn/ us    /doʊ-/

domain noun [C] (AREA)

C1 an area of interest or an area over which a person has control: She treated the business as her private domain. These documents are in the public domain (= available to everybody).
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domain noun [C] (INTERNET)

specialized internet & telecoms a set of websites on the internet that end with the same letters, for example .com
Translations of “domain”
in Spanish dominio, propiedad…
in French domaine…
in German die Domäne, das Gebiet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 區域, 領域,領地…
in Russian область, сфера, владение…
in Turkish uzmanlık/ilgi/etkinlik alanı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 区域, 领域,领地…
in Polish domena, sfera…
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