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English definition of “purview”

purview

noun [U]     /ˈpɜː.vjuː/ US  /ˈpɝː-/ formal
the limit of someone's responsibility, interest, or activity: This case falls outside the purview of this particular court. Some of the bank's lending operations come under/within the purview of the deputy manager, and some are handled directly by the manager.Duty, obligation and responsibility
(Definition of purview noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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