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jurisdiction
used in Nine Stories

2 uses
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Definition
the authority to make decisions or apply the law; or the territory subject to such authority
  • "Well, that's something you know better than—I mean that's out of my jurisdiction," the gray-haired man said.
    7 — Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes (60% in)
  • I mean that's out of my jurisdiction," the gray-haired man said.
    7 — Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes (57% in)

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