US: /ˈɹɛɫm/
UK: /ɹˈɛlm/

English Vietnamese dictionary

realm /relm/
  • danh từ
    • vương quốc
    • (nghĩa bóng) lĩnh vực, địa hạt
      • the realm of imagination: lĩnh vực tưởng tượng

Advanced English dictionary

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

Thesaurus dictionary

1 domain, kingdom, empire, monarchy, principality, palatinate, duchy or dukedom:
They searched the realm for a girl whose foot would fit into the glass slipper
2 territory, area, bailiwick, department, responsibility, jurisdiction:
Collecting taxes is not within the realm of our office.
3 area, confines, sphere, limits:
Cooperation with foreign companies is certainly well within the realms of possibility.

Collocation dictionary

1 area of activity/interest/knowledge


the whole realm of human intellect
| new | international | public | domestic, private | political, social, spiritual


be/lie in, belong in/to | open up
The research has opened up new realms for investigation.
| enter, move into | descend into/to
(disapproving) Most readers are likely to lose interest when he descends into the realms of (= starts discussing)rhetorical terminology.
| move from/out of
The euro has moved from the realms of theory into reality.


beyond/out of/outside the ~ of
His ambitions are way beyond the realms of possibility.
| in/within the ~ of
The idea belongs in the realm of science fiction.


the realms of fantasy/possibility

2 country ruled by a king/queen


They fought to defend the realm.


beyond/outside the ~
wealth acquired outside the realm
| in/within the ~
peace within the realm
| throughout the ~
There was rejoicing throughout the realm.


a part of the realm, the defence of the realm
Royal taxation usually had to be for the defence of the realm.

Concise English dictionary

+a domain in which something is dominant
+a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
+the domain ruled by a king or queen