within the realm of possibility

within the realm of possibility
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  • realm — [[t]re̱lm[/t]] realms 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n, adj N You can use realm to refer to any area of activity, interest, or thought. [FORMAL] ...the realm of politics... Students interests are mostly limited to the academic realm. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • possibility — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ exciting, interesting, intriguing ▪ endless, many ▪ The resort offers endless possibilities for entertainment. ▪ only …   Collocations dictionary

  • realm — noun Etymology: Middle English realme, from Anglo French, alteration of Old French reiame, from Latin regimen control more at regimen Date: 13th century 1. kingdom 2 2. sphere, domain < within the realm of possibility > 3. a primary marine or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • realm — [relm] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: realme, from Latin regimen; REGIMEN] 1.) written a general area of knowledge, activity, or thought ▪ the spiritual realm realm of ▪ an idea that belongs in the realm of science fiction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • realm — noun 1 area of activity/interest/knowledge ADJECTIVE ▪ whole ▪ the whole realm of human intellect ▪ new ▪ international ▪ public …   Collocations dictionary

  • realm — /rɛlm / (say relm) noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England. 2. the region, sphere, or domain within which anything rules or prevails: the realm of dreams. 3. the special province or field of something: the realm of physics. –phrase… …   Australian English dictionary

  • realm — noun (C) 1 a general area of knowledge, interest, or thought: the spiritual realm (+ of): the realm of human history 2 within the realms of possibility possible: Such a thing is not within the realms of possibility. 3 literary a country ruled… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • possibility — noun 1 (C, U) something that may happen or may be true (+ of): the possibility of an enemy attack | a distinct/real possibility (=something that is quite likely to happen): A peace settlement now looks like a real possibility | there s a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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