extraterritorial

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

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. extrasensory perception,
  2. extrasolar,
  3. extrasolar planet,
  4. extrasystole,
  5. extraterrestrial,
  6. extraterritoriality,
  7. extratropical cyclone,
  8. extrauterine,
  9. extravagance,
  10. extravagancy


Origin of extraterritorial

First recorded in 1865–70; extra- + territorial

Related formsex·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 Formsextraterritorially or exterritorially, adverb

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