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spherenoun [C]

uk   /sfɪər/  us   /sfɪr/
  • sphere noun [C] (AREA)

C1 a ​subject or ​area of ​knowledge, ​work, etc.: the ​political sphere exchanges with other ​countries, ​particularly incultural, ​scientific, and ​economic spheres
(Definition of sphere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spherenoun [C]

 us   /sfɪər/
  • sphere noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

geometry a ​solidshape 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 ​foreignpolicy sphere, Li also ​indicated that China is ​ready to ​includehumanrights in ​itsdiplomacy. When the ​childrenplayed they always ​remained within the sphere of ​their own little ​group.
(Definition of sphere from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sphere”
in Korean 구, 구체…
in Arabic كُرة…
in Malaysian sfera…
in French sphère…
in Russian сфера, поле (деятельности)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓形物體, 球,圓球, 球狀物…
in Italian sfera…
in Turkish çalışma/bilgi alanı/sahası, küre, yuvarlak…
in Polish sfera, kula…
in Spanish esfera…
in Vietnamese hình cầu, quả cầu…
in Portuguese esfera…
in Thai รูปทรงกลม…
in German die Kugel…
in Catalan esfera…
in Japanese 球, 球体, 球形…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆形物体, 球,圆球, 球状物…
in Indonesian bulatan…
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