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-dom

Syllabification: -dom

Definition of -dom in English:

suffix

Forming nouns:
1Denoting a state or condition: freedom
2Denoting rank or status: earldom
3Denoting a domain: fiefdom
4Denoting a class of people or the attitudes associated with them, regarded collectively: officialdom

Origin

Old English -dōm, originally meaning 'decree, judgment'.

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