1 situated or (of laws etc.) valid outside a country's territory.
2 (of an ambassador etc.) free from the jurisdiction of the territory of residence.
extraterritoriality n.
Etymology: L extra territorium outside the territory

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  • extraterritorial — extraterritorial, iale, iaux [ ɛkstrateritɔrjal, jo ] adj. • 1987; de 1. extra et territorial ♦ Fin. Qui est domicilié dans un territoire étranger offrant des avantages pour l exercice de son activité internationale (banque, institution… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • extraterritorial — ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al /ˌek strə ˌter ə tōr ē əl/ adj: existing or taking place outside the territorial limits of a jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. extraterritorial …   Law dictionary

  • extraterritorial — [eks΄trəter΄ə tôr′ē əl] adj. 1. outside the territorial limits or jurisdiction of the country, state, etc. 2. of extraterritoriality [extraterritorial rights] extraterritorially adv …   English World dictionary

  • Extraterritorial — Ex tra*ter ri*to ri*al ([e^]ks tr[.a]*t[e^]r r[i^]*t[=o] r[i^]*al), a. Beyond the limits of a territory or particular jurisdiction; exterritorial. {Ex tra*ter ri*to ri*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extraterritorial — adj. 2 g. Que está fora de um território …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • extraterritorial — meaning ‘situated or having force outside a country s territory’, has prevailed over the variant form exterritorial, for which the OED evidence is confined to the second half of the 19c and which has no presence in the OEC …   Modern English usage

  • extraterritorial — adjetivo 1. Área: derecho Que está fuera del territorio de la propia jurisdicción …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • extraterritorial — adj. Que está o se considera fuera del territorio de la propia jurisdicción …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • extraterritorial — ► adjetivo Que está fuera del territorio de una jurisdicción: ■ lo lamento pero su caso es extraterritorial. * * * extraterritorial adj. Que está fuera de los límites territoriales de una jurisdicción. * * * extraterritorial. adj. Que está o se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • extraterritorial — ex|tra|ter|ri|to|ri|al [ ,ekstrə,terı tɔriəl ] adjective 1. ) FORMAL outside the borders of a particular country 2. ) LEGAL extraterritorial rights allow you to obey your own country s laws rather than the laws of the country where you are living …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • extraterritorial — adjective 1 formal outside a particular country 2 law extra territorial rights, powers etc are governed from outside a country or area: an extraterritorial jurisdiction treaty extraterritoriality noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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