Jurisdiction

Definitions

n. 1. Control and authority, especially to interpret and exercise the law

2. The specific area of someone's or something's control or authority

Synonyms & Antonyms

Synonyms-

control

command

authority


Antonyms-

powerlessness

weakness

incapacity

Sentences

1. The jury had the jurisdiction whether or not to prove the criminal guilty.

2. The sheriff only had jurisdiction in his town.
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