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Definition of realm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    realm

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//rɛlm//
     
     
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  1. 1an area of activity, interest, or knowledge in the realm of literature At the end of the speech he seemed to be moving into the realms of fantasy.
  2. 2(formal) a country ruled by a king or queen synonym kingdom the defense of the realm
  3. Idioms
    beyond/within the realm of possibility
     
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    not possible/possible A successful outcome is not beyond the realm of possibility.
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