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-dom

noun suffix

: the state of being (something)

: the rank of

: the area ruled by

Full Definition of -DOM

1
a :  dignity :  office <dukedom>
b :  realm :  jurisdiction <kingdom>
2
:  state or fact of being <freedom>
3
:  those having a (specified) office, occupation, interest, or character <officialdom>

Origin of -DOM

Middle English, from Old English -dōm; akin to Old High German -tuom -dom, Old English dōm judgment — more at doom
-DOM Defined for Kids

-dom

noun suffix \dəm\

Definition of -DOM for Kids

1
:  the area ruled by <kingdom>
2
:  state or fact of being <freedom>
3
:  the group having a certain office, occupation, interest, or character

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