jurisdiction noun definition in Justice topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Justice topic
[uncountable, countable] jurisdiction (over somebody/something) | jurisdiction (of somebody/something) (to do something) the authority that an official organization has to make legal decisions about somebody/something The Court of Appeal exercised its jurisdiction to order a review of the case. These matters do not fall within our jurisdiction.

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