Definition of 'sphere'
Example sentences containing 'sphere'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The political sphere must be studied in its own right. The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)There is competition for resources from a buyer that understands and accepts spheres of influence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This could go beyond the economic sphere. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Each show will have a guest presenter focusing on a particular sphere of personal interest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The spheres of activity in which he moved were inherently controversial. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The two spheres had become one globe. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The basic mismatch emerged between the accepted norms of the economic and the political spheres. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Their main sphere of influence is drug importation and protection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The articulation of different modes is not restricted to the economic sphere. The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)In no other sphere of human activity do we have this. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Or is her home her one sphere of power? The Sun (2010)Economic liberalisation has not had its parallel in the political sphere. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Get rid of pockets and you wipe out entire cultural and economic spheres that have enriched the human condition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cornwall has always had this relationship with the rest of the world that gives us a different sphere of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's true of most spheres of life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Until he was undermined by his appalling illness he was a strong and effective president who considerably extended the presidential sphere of government. The Government and Politics of France (1989)At this stage of my life, the sphere of paid work is a central component of my calling. Christianity Today (2000)He was a confidant to captains of industry and a warm and intelligent man who built an impressive fan club across all spheres of life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the academic sphere of sociology it was a term neither widely used nor understood, indeed it was actively resisted in many quarters. Critical Social Research (1990)Over 150 unbroken minutes, the sphere rings hollow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The gunners were firing common shell, a hollow iron sphere containing gunpowder, which flung out fragments of iron. A Model Victory (2005)In other spheres the Government has almost entirely withdrawn from what were important roles - house building and support for industry in particular. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'sphere'
Very Common. sphere is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of sphere from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.