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jurisdiction

noun [U]  /ˌdʒʊər·əsˈdɪk·ʃən/ us  
politics & government the official authority to make (esp. legal) decisions and judgments: The Supreme Court ruled that the US government had no jurisdiction over crimes committed on Indian lands.
Translations of “jurisdiction”
in Spanish jurisdicción…
in French juridiction…
in German die Gerichtsbarkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 司法權, 管轄權, 審判權…
in Russian юрисдикция, подведомственность…
in Turkish yasal yetki/selahiyet, yetki alanı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 司法权, 管辖权, 审判权…
in Polish jurysdykcja…
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