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Jurisdiction

Synonyms for jurisdiction:

Sense 1

dominion, diocese, say-so, department, government, authority, administration (of an estate).

Sense 2

desk, might, orbit, command, power.

Sense 3

domination, prerogative, sovereignty.

Sense 4

mastery.

collectivism

paternalism.

government

rule.

protection

protectorate.

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)

domination, sovereignty, prerogative, dominion, say-so, sway, power, might, command, mastery, authority.

area of authority (noun)

commission, might, authority, dominion, sway, orbit, power, sovereignty, rule, domination, command, prerogative.

attribute (noun)

legal power.

authority (noun)

scepter, sway.

jurisdiction (noun)

legal power.

jurisprudence (noun)

judiciary, adjudication, jurisprudence, commission.

say-so (noun)

say-so.

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.

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