a territory governed as a unit of a country or empirethe Algarve, Portugal's southernmost province
a remote mountain region
Kolonarai is a lovely residential section of Athens.
He is living now in his mother's home county of Oxfordshire.
I drove around the business district.
They deny that any of their territory is under rebel control.
The area has been declared a disaster zone.
Cyprus, a former British colony, gained independence in 1960.
the mighty king's domain
a tiny European dependency
A vast tract of land is ready for development.
an area of learning, activity, etc.Opera remained largely the province of the aristocracy.
She was involved in every area of the project.
Parenting can be a stressful business.
The technical aspects are not my concern.
The 600 properties were his responsibility.
He felt a sense of relief now that his part in this business was over.
What was your father's line of business?
I did not consider it any part of my charge to come up with marketing ideas.
His role in the events has been pivotal.
Sorry, I don't know – that's not my department.
They are both experts in their field.
My duty is to look after the animals.
The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
She was unable to find employment in the area.
She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
Cora dazzled all who came within her orbit.
the sphere of international politics
Their turf was Paris: its streets, theatres, homes and parks.
pigeon (British, informal)
It's a general problem, not our pigeon.
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in the sense of business
an affairParenting can be a stressful business.
in the sense of capacity
a position or functionShe was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
Video: pronunciation of 'province'
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