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"territorial" in American English

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territorialadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌter·əˈtɔr·i·əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
relating to territory or a particular territory : He served as territorial governor. Some animals are territorial (= they defend particular areas against other animals).
(Definition of territorial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"territorial" in British English

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territorialadjective

uk   /ˌter.ɪˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us   /ˌter.əˈtɔːr.i.əl/
C2 relating to territory: a territorial dispute Some animals and birds are territorial (= they mark out areas which they defend against others).

Territorialnoun [C]

uk   /ˌter.ɪˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us   /ˌter.əˈtɔːr.i.əl/
a member of the Territorial Army
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"territorial" in Business English

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territorialadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌterɪˈtɔːriəl/ us  
relating to a particular region: They did not want to grant territorial exclusivity to wholesale distributors.
(Definition of territorial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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