Pronunciation of Jurisdiction
/d͡ʒˌʊ͡əɹɪsdˈɪkʃən/, /dʒˌʊəɹɪsdˈɪkʃən/, /dʒ_ˌʊə_ɹ_ɪ_s_d_ˈɪ_k_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for jurisdiction:
Other synonyms and related words:
domination, dominion, regimen, power, regime, legal power, mastery, department, orbit, sway, say-so, authority, prerogative, governance, might, scepter, protectorate, command, diocese, sovereignty, government, rule.
Sense 2 (noun)
area of authority (noun)
Usage examples for jurisdiction:
- " This day," replied the minister, " the police lost its jurisdiction over the customs. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
- With these few exceptions the crime had been one left to ecclesiastical jurisdiction. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
- That is to say, an Anglo- Grundy would have no jurisdiction. - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.