HyperDic: bailiwick

English > 2 senses of the word bailiwick:
NOUNlocationbailiwickthe area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
cognitionbailiwick, discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, studya branch of knowledge
bailiwick > pronunciation
Soundsbey'lihwih.k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > bailiwick: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction.
BroaderjurisdictionIn law
Spanishbailía
English > bailiwick: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA branch of knowledge.
Synonymsdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study
NarrowerallometryThe study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
architectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
biblioticsThe scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
communications, communication theoryThe discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)
engineering, engineering science, applied science, technologyThe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
escapologyThe study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
frontierAn undeveloped field of study
futurology, futuristicsThe study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
genealogyThe study or investigation of ancestry and family history
graphologyThe study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
landscape architectureThe branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment
majorThe principal field of study of a student at a university / university
military scienceThe discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
numerologyThe study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
occultismThe study of the supernatural
ologyAn informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
protologyThe study of origins / origins and first things
science, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
theogonyThe study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
theology, divinityThe rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
Broaderknowledge domain, knowledge base, domainThe content of a particular field of knowledge
Spanishámbito, área de estudio, area de jurisdicción, área, área temática, campo de estudio, campo, disciplina, estudio, ramo, tema, terreno
Catalanàmbit, àrea, àrea temàtica, camp d'estudi, camp, disciplina, estudi, matèria, tema

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