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extraterritorial

[ ek-struh-ter-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˈɛk strəˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective

beyond local territorial jurisdiction, as the status of persons resident in a country but not subject to its laws.
pertaining to such persons.

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Origin of extraterritorial

First recorded in 1865–70; extra- + territorial

OTHER WORDS FROM extraterritorial

ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al·ly, adverbqua·si-ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al, adjectivequa·si-ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for extraterritorial

extraterritorial

exterritorial

/ (ˌɛkstrəˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

beyond the limits of a country's territory
of, relating to, or possessing extraterritoriality

Derived forms of extraterritorial

extraterritorially or exterritorially, adverb
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