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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sphere /sfiə/
  • danh từ
    • hình cầu, khối cầu, quả cầu; mặt cầu
    • (thơ ca) bầu trời, vũ trụ; thiên thể
    • khu vực, phạm vi (hoạt động, quyền lực...); vị trí xã hội; môi trường
      • sphere of action: khu vực ảnh hưởng
      • that does not come withing my sphere: việc ấy không thuộc phạm vi quyền lực của tôi
      • it is a great mistake ot take him out of his sphere: đưa nó ra khỏi môi trường của nó là một sai lầm lớn
    • doctrine of the sphere
      • hình học và lượng giác cầu
  • ngoại động từ
    • cho vào trong một quả cầu
    • làm thành hình cầu
    • (thơ ca) tâng bốc lên tận mây xanh
Concise Dictionary
+a particular environment or walk of life
+any spherically shaped artifact
+the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
+a particular aspect of life or activity
+a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
+a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center
+the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 globe, orb, globule, spherule; drop, droplet, bubble:
Flotation is provided by thousands of hollow plastic spheres.
2 society, class, level, caste, rank, domain, walk of life, station, stratum, position:
They did not belong to the same social sphere.
3 area, field, province, subject, discipline, range, speciality or US specialty, forte, Colloq bailiwick, territory, department, thing, bag:
Are Gregorian chants within Stanley's sphere of interest?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (geometry) a solid figure that is completely round, with every point on its surface at an equal distance from the centre
2 any object that is completely round, for example a ball
3 an area of activity, influence or interest; a particular section of society: the political / economic sphere + This area was formerly within the sphere of influence of the US. + He and I moved in totally different social spheres.
4 (-sphere) (in nouns) a region that surrounds a planet, especially the earth: ionosphere + atmosphere
Collocation Dictionary


He wanted to spread his ideas to a wider sphere than the school.
| academic, cultural, domestic, economic, military, political, social
His work is little known outside the academic sphere.
| private, public


in/within sb's/the ~
The region is within the Russian sphere of influence.
| outside sb's/the ~
The matter is outside my sphere of responsibility.
| ~ of


a sphere of activity/influence/life

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