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Definition 1: a branch of knowledge - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where bailiwick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in what discipline is his doctorate?
  • teachers should be well trained in their subject
  • anthropology is the study of human beings

Synonyms for bailiwick in the sense of this definition

(bailiwick is a kind of ...) the content of a particular field of knowledge

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of the supernatural

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

"the college of arts and sciences"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of origins and first things

"To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems

"he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the art, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land and the design of large man-made constructs

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)

"communications is his major field of study"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the principal field of study of a student at a university

"her major is linguistics"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development

"he worked at the frontier of brain science"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

(... is a kind of bailiwick ) the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods

Definition 2: the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction - [noun denoting location]

(bailiwick is a kind of ...) in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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