Part of speech:
(law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
The open country near or belonging to a town or city -- usually used in plural.
A person or thing having great influence, force, or authority
Power to influence or persuade resulting from knowledge or experience:
A testing area at which rockets and missiles are launched and tracked.
The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge
Discretion is defined as the right of someone to make choices or the quality of someone who is careful about what they do or say.
The extent of legal power of a judge or court of law; jurisdiction
The office or district of a bailiff.
A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level.
An official charge or authority to do something, often used of military officers.
The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
All or part of the right side
Government; reign; control
The period of rule, dominance, sway, etc.
A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
Government by an emperor or empress
Sovereignty is authority to govern a state or a state that is self governing.
The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
Possession and exercise of the authority to command:
Appropriate for a decision by a court because of the presentation of clear legal issues in a dispute between parties with an actual stake in the outcome.
Having or conferring full power or authority
A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
The right or power of dealing with a matter judicially; jurisdiction
A restricted space or area:
A county is defined as an administrative division of a state or country.
The definition of a district is a region set aside or grouped together as one specific area for political or administrative purposes.
A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
A complete range or extent:
Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
A margin of freedom or variation, as of activity, time, or expenditure; latitude.
A district of British local civil government, often identical with the original church parish
Any of the levels of importance or distinction in a group or organization; echelon
That part of a declaration in an action that designates the county in which the trial is to occur
A district within which a uniform rate is charged, as by a transportation system
Control or power over another or others.
The status of master or ruler; control:
Might means a great deal of strength.
(Cricket) The set number of balls bowled during a single turn at one end of the wicket
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