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extraterritoriality

noun [U]  /ˌek·strəˌter·əˌtɔr·iˈæl··t̬i, -ˌtoʊr-/ us  
politics & government the right of foreign citizens to be tried by the laws of the country they are from, not the laws of the country where they live
(Definition of extraterritoriality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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