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One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
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  1. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
  2. The authorization, permission, power, or right to act on another’s behalf and to bind them by such actions. See also agency, agent, and principal.
  3. Persons, esp. in government, having the power or right to enforce orders, laws, etc.
The body and scope of an act or bill
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  1. The body and scope of an act or bill
  2. Range of understanding or experience.
  3. The extent or range of control, activity, or concern; province
The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
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  1. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  2. The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
  3. Extent of perception, knowledge, experience, or ability:
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
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  1. Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
  2. (Archaic) The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
  3. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
The administration of justice via a court system.
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  1. The administration of justice via a court system.
  2. The extent of legal power of a judge or court of law; jurisdiction
  3. The position, functions, or legal power of a judge
The office or district of a bailiff.
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  1. The office or district of a bailiff.
  2. The district within which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction.
  3. One's particular area of activity, authority, interest, etc.
Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
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  1. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
  2. An area of knowledge, activity, or interest:
  3. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
Any of a series of hypothetical spherical shells, transparent, concentric, and postulated as revolving one within another, in which the stars, planets, sun, moon, etc. are supposedly set: a concept of ancient astronomy
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  1. Any of a series of hypothetical spherical shells, transparent, concentric, and postulated as revolving one within another, in which the stars, planets, sun, moon, etc. are supposedly set: a concept of ancient astronomy
  2. A place, range, or extent of knowledge, experience, influence, etc.
  3. A range of power or influence:
  1. The office or dignity of a magistrate.
  2. The collective body of magistrates.
  3. The position, function, or term of office of a magistrate.
(Mil.) An official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces
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  1. (Mil.) An official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces
  2. An entrusting, as of power and authority, to a person or body
  3. A formal written document from a government or court empowering the individual named therein to hold an appointive office or to perform official duties. In the case of an appointive office, the individual must receive the commission before she can act in their official capacity.
The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
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  1. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
  2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
  3. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
The act of arbitrating; specif., the settlement of a dispute by a person or persons chosen to hear both sides and come to a decision
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  1. The act of arbitrating; specif., the settlement of a dispute by a person or persons chosen to hear both sides and come to a decision
  2. A method of alternative dispute resolution whereby a dispute, with the consent of all the parties, is submitted to a neutral person or group for a decision, usually including full evidentiary hearing and presentations by attorneys for the parties. Often, arbitration is the only form of proceeding permitted under the terms of contracts; see arbitration clause. See also conciliation, mediation, and summary proceeding. A method of alternative dispute resolution whereby a dispute, with the consent of all the parties, is submitted to a neutral person or group for a decision, usually including full evidentiary hearing and presentations by attorneys for the parties. Often, arbitration is the only form of proceeding permitted under the terms of contracts; see arbitration clause. See also conciliation, mediation, and summary proceeding.
(Obs.) Priority or precedence
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  1. (Obs.) Priority or precedence
  2. A prior or exclusive right or privilege, esp. one peculiar to a rank, class, etc.
  3. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
Something that is due to a person or governmental body by law, tradition, or nature.
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  1. Something that is due to a person or governmental body by law, tradition, or nature.
  2. All or part of the right side
  3. (Baseball) Right field.
A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
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  1. A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
  2. The period of reigning of a particular ruler or government
  3. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency.
Influence or control:
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  1. Influence or control:
  2. Influence, force, or control
  3. Sovereign power or authority; rule; dominion
Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
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  1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
  2. Dominance or widespread influence:
  3. Royal power, authority, or rule; sovereignty
(Math.) The set of those values of an independent variable which exist for a given function
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  1. (Math.) The set of those values of an independent variable which exist for a given function
  2. Territory under one government or ruler; dominion
  3. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
A valuation of property, as one made in connection with such a writ
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  1. A valuation of property, as one made in connection with such a writ
  2. The degree to which a thing extends:
  3. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
Supreme rule; absolute power or authority; dominion
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  1. Supreme rule; absolute power or authority; dominion
  2. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
  3. Imperial or imperialistic sovereignty, domination, or control:
The predominance of one state or social group over others.
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  1. The predominance of one state or social group over others.
Royal rank, authority, or power.
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  1. Royal rank, authority, or power.
  2. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
  3. The status, dominion, rule, or power of a sovereign
An accepted source of expert information or advice:
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  1. An accepted source of expert information or advice:
  2. A conclusive statement or decision that may be taken as a guide or precedent.
  3. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
An order given with authority.
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  1. An order given with authority.
  2. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
  3. Power to control or dominate by position
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
A dominating or being dominated; rule; control; ascendancy
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  1. A dominating or being dominated; rule; control; ascendancy
  2. Control or power over another or others.
  3. The exercise of such control or power.
Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
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  1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
  2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
  3. Rule or power to rule; sovereign authority; sovereignty
Masterly ability; expert skill or knowledge
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  1. Masterly ability; expert skill or knowledge
  2. Full command of a subject of study:
  3. The status of master or ruler; control:
Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
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  1. Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
  2. Strength or power of any degree
  3. Physical strength:
The ability to control others; authority; sway; influence
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  1. The ability to control others; authority; sway; influence
  2. National might or political strength
  3. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
(Obs.) Priority or precedence
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  1. (Obs.) Priority or precedence
  2. A prior or exclusive right or privilege, esp. one peculiar to a rank, class, etc.
  3. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
Supreme dominion or authority; the total and supreme power of an independent state. Supreme dominion or authority; the total and supreme power of an independent state.
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  1. Supreme dominion or authority; the total and supreme power of an independent state. Supreme dominion or authority; the total and supreme power of an independent state.
  2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
  3. The status, dominion, rule, or power of a sovereign
Influence or control:
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  1. Influence or control:
  2. Influence, force, or control
  3. Sovereign power or authority; rule; dominion
A person's word, opinion, assurance, etc.
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  1. A person's word, opinion, assurance, etc.
  2. An expression of permission or approval:
  3. The right or authority to decide:
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