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    jurisdiction

    jurisdiction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word jurisdiction

    Definition
    (noun) (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    Synonyms : legal power
    Example Sentence
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
    Definition
    (noun) in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jurisdiction

juris = pertaining to law and diction = The manner in which something is expressed in words.

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