Definition of extraterritorial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌekstrəterəˈtɔːriəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌekstrəterəˈtɔːriəl//
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(of a law) valid outside the country where the law was made Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin extra territorium ‘outside the territory’ + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: extraterritorial