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jurisdiction
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
the authority to make decisions or apply the law; or the territory subject to such authority
  • Today there is not a single elected official in Colorado Springs — or in El Paso County, the surrounding jurisdiction — who's a registered Democrat.
    p. 64.0
  • The manufacture of frozen cheese pizzas is regulated by the FDA, but if a pizza has pepperoni on it, the USDA has food safety jurisdiction.
    p. 264.0

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