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extraterritorial

[ek-struh-ter-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˈɛk strəˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
beyond local territorial jurisdiction, as the status of persons resident in a country but not subject to its laws.
2.
pertaining to such persons.
Also, exterritorial.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; extra- + territorial
Related forms
extraterritorially, adverb
quasi-extraterritorial, adjective
quasi-extraterritorially, adverb
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  • There is nothing to stop other countries following suit and indeed getting extraterritorial about other taxes too.
  • There was a renewal of extraterritorial expansion for which geopolitical rivalries were both cause and consequence.
  • For subdivisions located in towns, neighboring cities and villages may have extraterritorial plat approval jurisdiction.
  • Only one court, to our knowledge, has considered the extraterritorial scope of this power.
British Dictionary definitions for extraterritorial

extraterritorial

/ˌɛkstrəˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
beyond the limits of a country's territory
2.
of, relating to, or possessing extraterritoriality
Derived Forms
extraterritorially, exterritorially, adverb
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