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Sample sentences for the GRE study word jurisdiction

jurisdiction can be used as a noun

1.blank of our jurisdiction regal. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.You maim'd the jurisdiction of all bishops. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.They soon had a proof, however, that they were still within the jurisdiction of the Saints. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.Now the Cinque Ports are partially or somehow under the jurisdiction of a sort of policeman or beadle, called a Lord Warden. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Within his jurisdiction he had at his own pleasure the young people of both sexes in the diocese. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.An extraneous jurisdiction of this kind, besides, is liable to be exercised both ignorantly and capriciously. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.Their country has no jurisdiction in foreign nations, and therefore can seldom procure them any monopoly there. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.Originally, both the sovereign and the inferior chiefs used to exercise this jurisdiction in their own persons. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.The authority and jurisdiction of the Saxon lords in England appear to have been as great before the Conquest as that of any of the Norman lords after it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
10.In other countries, much greater and more extensive jurisdictions were frequently granted to them. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
11.It is a mistake to imagine that those territorial jurisdictions took their origin from the feudal law. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
12.The jurisdictions of the clergy, therefore, in their particular baronies or manors, were equally independent, and equally exclusive of the authority of the king's courts, as those of the great temporal lords. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
13.That the most extensive authority and jurisdictions were possessed by the great lords in France allodially, long before the feudal law was introduced into that country, is a matter of fact that admits of no doubt. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
14.In the great landed estates, which the mistaken piety both of princes and private persons had bestowed upon the church, jurisdictions were established, of the same kind with those of the great barons, and for the same reason. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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