Exterritoriality



[eks-ter-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌɛks tɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/

adjective
1.
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[ek-struh-ter-i-tawr-ee-al-i-tee, -tohr-] /ˈɛk strəˌtɛr ɪˌtɔr iˈæl ɪ ti, -ˌtoʊr-/
noun
1.
immunity from the jurisdiction of a nation, granted to foreign diplomatic officials, foreign warships, etc.
2.
the applicability or exercise of a sovereign’s laws outside its territory.
/ˌɛkstɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
a variant of extraterritorial
/ˌɛkstrəˌtɛrɪˌtɔːrɪˈælɪtɪ/
noun (international law)
1.
the privilege granted to some aliens, esp diplomats, of being exempt from the jurisdiction of the state in which they reside
2.
the right or privilege of a state to exercise authority in certain circumstances beyond the limits of its territory
n.

also extra-territoriality, 1803, from extraterritorial (from extra- + territorial) + -ity.

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