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Another word for jurisdiction

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Noun
  1. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

      1. An unsupported statement or assurance:
      2. An expression of permission or approval:
      3. The right or authority to decide:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
      2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
      3. Complete independence and self-government.
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
      2. Physical strength:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
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Another word for jurisdiction

Noun
      1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
      2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
      3. Complete independence and self-government.
      1. The predominance of one state or social group over others.
      1. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
      2. The territory included in such a unit.
      3. An extensive enterprise under a unified authority:
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The degree to which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
      2. The period during which a monarch rules.
      3. Dominance or widespread influence:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. The process by which the parties to a dispute submit their differences to the judgment of an impartial person or group appointed by mutual consent or statutory provision.
      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty.
      2. The authority so granted.
      3. The matter or task so authorized:
      1. The position, function, or term of office of a magistrate.
      2. A body of magistrates.
      3. The district under jurisdiction of a magistrate.
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority.
      2. The office or district of a bailiff.
      1. Administration of justice.
      2. The position, function, or authority of a judge.
      3. The jurisdiction of a law court or judge.
      1. The quality of being discreet; circumspection:
      2. Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
      3. The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
      2. Range of vision:
      3. Range of understanding or experience.
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization: