authority in generalThe British police have no jurisdiction over foreign bank accounts.
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
The students wanted more say in the running of the university.
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
the winding-up of British rule over the territory
As we grew older, I had less influence and couldn't control him.
the struggle for command of the air
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
They believe they have dominion over us.
I thought it was a woman's prerogative to change her mind?
mana (New Zealand)
a leader of great mana and influence
matters which lie within his own jurisdiction
The trees on the mountain within my range of vision had all been felled.
Although large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
field, , ,
Our field of vision is surprisingly wide.
The area has been declared a disaster zone.
Opera remained largely the province of the aristocracy.
the scope of a novel
Cora dazzled all who came within her orbit.
the sphere of international politics
Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
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in the sense of area
range or scopeAlthough large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
in the sense of command
knowledgethe struggle for command of the air
Video: pronunciation of 'jurisdiction'
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Life on the edge
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