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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
jurisdiction /,dʤuəris'dikʃn/
  • danh từ
    • quyền lực pháp lý, quyền xử xét, quyền tài phán
    • quyền hạn, phạm vi quyền hạn; khu vực nằm trong phạm vi quyền hạn
Concise Dictionary
+(law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
+in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

Thesaurus Dictionary
authority, power, prerogative, dominion, sovereignty, say, control, rule, ascendancy, hegemony, influence; province, district, area, bailiwick, compass, realm, sphere (of influence), reach, clutches, range, orbit:
Tierra del Fuego seems a bit far to go just to be outside the jurisdiction of the Inland Revenue.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (formal)
1 [U, C] ~ (over sb/sth)
~ (of sb/sth) (to do sth) the authority that an official organization has to make legal decisions about sb/sth: The Court of Appeal exercised its jurisdiction to order a review of the case. + These matters do not fall within our jurisdiction.
2 [C] an area or a country in which a particular system of laws has authority: Practice varies between different European jurisdictions.
Collocation Dictionary


limited | exclusive
The commissioners had exclusive jurisdiction to decide.
| civil, criminal, ecclesiastical


have, retain
The court has no jurisdiction in this case.
| exercise
The court may exercise its jurisdiction to compel the husband to make a settlement upon his wife.
| claim
The offshore government claims jurisdiction over the mainland.
| be subject to, come under
He is subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.


beyond your ~
She acted beyond the jurisdiction of any teacher.
| outside your ~
The matter is outside the jurisdiction of UK administrative agencies.
| under ~
The territory is still under Russian jurisdiction.
| within your ~
The matter was not within the jurisdiction of the court.
| ~ over
The senate committees have exclusive jurisdiction over the FBI.

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