Area and Department

Area

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Area noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Usage example: a top researcher in the area of human genetics

Department is a synonym for area in realm topic. In some cases you can use "Department" instead the word "Area" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like domain, territory.
Synonyms for Area

Department

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Department noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Usage example: that's not my department, but maybe I can help you anyway

Area is a synonym for department in region topic. You can use "Area" instead the word "Department" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as domain, territory.
Nearby Words: depart, departed, departing, departmental, departmentalism
Synonyms for Department

How words are described

full full area full department
special special area special department
right right area right department
legal legal area legal department
Other adjectives: single, small, entire, large, big, wrong, main, secret, new, greater, last, different, local.

Both words in one sentence

  • Really Gets Around She seems to have at least one boyfriend in every area of the police department (and three in forensics), allowing her to use police resources even after she's been kicked off the force.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: The illegal casino in episode four has a private area for people doing private things.
  • Series / JAG Sheriff Polk tries to be helpful in "Sightings", but he's a one-man department responsible for patrolling the entire abandoned base and the surrounding area.
    Source: Series / JAG
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