Definition of sphere
- not in the same sphere as his moneyed friends
- the public sphere
All points on a sphere are the same distance from the center.
Women at that time were confined to the domestic sphere.
They recognize that jobs in the public sphere are valuable.
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: a round object
geometry : a three-dimensional shape that looks like a ball
: an area of influence or activity
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