extraterritorial

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extraterritorial

[ek-struh-ter-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-]
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.


Origin:
1865–70; extra- + territorial

extraterritorially, adverb
quasi-extraterritorial, adjective
quasi-extraterritorially, adverb
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extraterritorial or exterritorial (ˌɛkstrəˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  beyond the limits of a country's territory
2.  of, relating to, or possessing extraterritoriality
 
exterritorial or exterritorial
 
adj
 
extraterri'torially or exterritorial
 
adv
 
exterri'torially or exterritorial
 
adv

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Example sentences
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.
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