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  Definition of Jurisdiction
  1. (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district"
  2. in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
Similar Words: legal power

 

Hyponyms: abbacy, archbishopric, archdeaconry, bailiwick, caliphate, diocese, bishopric, justiciary, turf, parish, patriarchate, venue, viceroyalty

 

 
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