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- 1. sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena, environment
- usage: a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
- 2. sphere, artifact, artefact
- usage: any spherically shaped artifact
- 3. sphere, sphere of influence, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
- usage: the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
- 4. sector, sphere, aspect, facet
- usage: a particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
- 5. sphere, round shape
- usage: a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
- 6. sphere, round shape
- usage: a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center
- 7. celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkin, surface
- usage: the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
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