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Today’s word of the day exercise is



This is one of the more academic words in the Academic Word List and you should be careful about overusing it. It means approximately the same as area or field.

Forms of the word


Using the word

the public domain: The issue of governmental control of the internet is no longer secret but now firmly in the public domain.

within/in/outside: This is not really a problem for schools but falls within the domain of parental control.

male/political/parental etc: While it used to be thought that engineering was almost exclusively a male domain, now there are almost as many female engineers as male.






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