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[ek-struh-joo-dish-uh l] /ˌɛk strə dʒuˈdɪʃ əl/

outside of proceedings; beyond the action or authority of a court.
beyond, outside, or against the usual procedure of justice; legally unwarranted:
an extrajudicial penalty.
outside the ordinary course of legal proceedings: extrajudicial evidence
beyond the jurisdiction or authority of the court: an extrajudicial opinion

also extra-judicial, 1580s (implied in extrajudicially); see extra- + judicial.


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  • Extralateral

    [ek-struh-lat-er-uh l] /ˌɛk strəˈlæt ər əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the right of a mine owner to the vein or lode of an ore when it extends under an adjacent mining property.

  • Extralegal

    [ek-struh-lee-guh l] /ˌɛk strəˈli gəl/ adjective 1. being beyond the province or authority of law: There were only extralegal recourses for their grievances.

  • Extralimital

    [ek-struh-lim-i-tl] /ˌɛk strəˈlɪm ɪ tl/ adjective 1. not found within a given geographical area: an extralimital species of bird.

  • Extralinguistic

    [ek-struh-ling-gwis-tik] /ˌɛk strə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. not included within the realm of language or linguistics.

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