jurisdiction

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /d͡ʒʊrɪsˈdɪkʃən/ or /d͡ʒɝɪsˈdɪkʃən/
  • (UK) IPA: /d͡ʒʊərɪsˈdɪkʃən/ or /d͡ʒɔːrɪsˈdɪkʃən/
  • Hyphenation: ju‧ris‧dic‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
jurisdiction

Plural
jurisdictions

  1. Jurisdiction is the power or right to exercise authority.
  2. Jurisdiction is the authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate.
  3. Jurisdiction is the limits or territory within which authority may be exercised.