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Another word for purview

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Noun
  1. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

      1. (Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
      2. The limits or scope; bounds
      3. Sphere or scope, as of influence.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
      3. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
      1. The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
      2. Any of the telephones connected to a PBX or other telephone system, each having a number assigned for direct calling; also, the number so assigned
      3. The amount or degree to which something is or can be extended; range; extent
      1. An extensive space or area:
      2. Range or limits of anything; scope; coverage
      3. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      1. The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
      2. The sphere of influence, as of a nation
      3. The range or extent of one's experience or activity
      1. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
      2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
      3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
      1. A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
      2. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      3. Range or scope of influence or effect:
      1. (Ecol.) Any of the primary biogeographic regions of the earth
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      3. A region; sphere; area
      1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
      2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
      3. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      1. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
      2. A range or extent of knowledge, interest, or activity:
      3. A place, range, or extent of knowledge, experience, influence, etc.
      1. Range or scope:
      2. Range or scope
      3. Extent or range; stretch; reach
      1. A regular movement up or down, as in stock prices.
      2. The course, development, or movement of some activity, business, etc.
      3. (Politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
    See also:

    territory

  2. The extent of one's perception, understanding, knowledge, or vision

      1. (Archaeology) A period during which the influence of a specified culture spread rapidly over a defined area:
      2. A similar line observed from the surface of the moon, etc.
      3. The range of one's knowledge, experience, or interest.
      1. Perception; understanding:
      2. Mental perception; range of knowledge
      3. Range of vision.
      1. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
      2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
      3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
      1. The extent or distance something can reach:
      2. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      3. Range or scope of influence or effect:
      1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
      2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
      3. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions: