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Overview of noun jurisdiction

The noun jurisdiction has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) legal power, jurisdiction

((law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district")

2. (1) jurisdiction

(in law; the territory within which power can be exercised) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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