[ek-struh-ter-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-]
- beyond local territorial jurisdiction, as the status of persons resident in a country but not subject to its laws.
- pertaining to such persons.
Origin of extraterritorial
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Examples from the Web for extraterritorial
Let us now observe the operation of the extraterritorial policy.
To understand the operation of extraterritorial jurisdiction, let us suppose the principle to be applied to ourselves.
China will never be rid of this menace till she is rid of these extraterritorial holdings.The Opium Monopoly
Ellen Newbold La Motte
- beyond the limits of a country's territory
- of, relating to, or possessing extraterritoriality
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