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Jurisdiction is a 12 letter word which starts with the letter J and ends with the letter N for which we found 3 definitions.

(a.) The legal power right or authority of a particular court to hear and determine causes to try criminals or to execute justice; judicial authority over a cause or class of causes; as certain suits or actions or the cognizance of certain crimes are within the jurisdiction of a particular court that is within the limits of its authority or commission.
(a.) The authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate; the right of making or enforcing laws; the power or right of exercising authority.
(a.) Sphere of authority; the limits within which any particular power may be exercised or within which a government or a court has authority.

Syllable Information

The word jurisdiction is a 12 letter word that has 4 syllable 's . The syllable division for jurisdiction is: ju-ris-dic-tion

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