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jurisdiction

noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒʊə.rɪsˈdɪk.ʃən/ us    /ˌdʒʊr.ɪs-/
the authority of an official organization to make and deal with especially legal decisions: The court has no jurisdiction in/over cases of this kind. School admissions are not under/within our jurisdiction.
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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