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ter·ri·to·ri·al

 (tĕr′ĭ-tôr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the geographic area under a given jurisdiction: the territorial limits of a country.
2. Relating or restricted to a particular territory; regional: a territorial court.
3. often Territorial Of or relating to an administrative territory: the territorial government of the US Virgin Islands; Whitehorse, the territorial capital of the Yukon.
4. often Territorial Organized for national or home defense: the British Territorial Army.
5. Biology Displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders: territorial behavior; a territorial species.
n. also Territorial
A member of a territorial army.

ter′ri·to′ri·al·ly adv.

territorial

(ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl)
adj
1. of or relating to a territory or territories
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) restricted to or owned by a particular territory: the Indian territorial waters.
3. local or regional
4. (Military) pertaining to a territorial army, providing a reserve of trained men for use in emergency
ˌterriˈtorially adv

Territorial

(ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl)
n
(Military) a member of a territorial army, esp the British Army's Territorial and Volunteer Reserve

ter•ri•to•ri•al

(ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to territory or land.
2. of or pertaining to a particular territory or district.
3. (of an animal) characterized by territoriality.
4. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to a U.S. Territory.
5. (often cap.) organized for home defense: the British Territorial Army.
n.
6. (often cap.) a soldier in a territorial army.
[1615–25; < Late Latin]
ter`ri•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.territorial - nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
home reserve, National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
Territorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.territorial - a territorial military unit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
home reserve, National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
Territorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
Adj.1.territorial - of or relating to a territory; "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"; "territorial claims made by a country"
2.territorial - displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders; "territorial behavior"; "strongly territorial birds"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
nonterritorial - not displaying territoriality; "a nonterritorial species"
3.territorial - belonging to the territory of any state or ruler; "territorial rights"
exterritorial, extraterritorial - outside territorial limits or jurisdiction; "fishing in extraterritorial waters"; "enjoying exterritorial privileges and rights"

territorial

adjective
Relating to or restricted to a particular territory:
Translations
إقْليمي، مُتَعَلِّق بالأرْض
územní
területi
yfirráîasvæîis-
územný
ozemeljski

territorial

[ˌterɪˈtɔːrɪəl]
A. ADJterritorial
Territorial Armyejército m de reserva
territorial watersaguas fpl jurisdiccionales or territoriales
B. N (Brit) → reservista m
TERRITORIAL ARMY
La organización británica Territorial Army o TA es un ejército de reserva formado exclusivamente por voluntarios civiles que reciben entrenamiento militar en su tiempo libre y están disponibles para ayudar al ejército profesional en tiempos de guerra o crisis. Como compensación por sus servicios, los voluntarios reciben una paga. En Estados Unidos el equivalente es la llamada National Guard.

territorial

[ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːriəl] adj
[dispute, claim, gain] → territorial(e)
(relating to animals) [behaviour] → de défense de son territoire; [animal] → qui a l'instinct de territoire
to have territorial instincts → avoir l'instinct de territoireTerritorial Army n (British) the Territorial Army → l'armée f territorialeterritorial waters npleaux fpl territoriales

territorial

adjterritorial; territorial sovereigntyGebietshoheit f; territorial integrityterritoriale Unverletzlichkeit; territorial possessionsTerritorialbesitz m; territorial rightsHoheitsrechte pl; territorial behaviour (of animal)Revierverhalten nt; a strongly territorial birdein Vogel mit ausgeprägtem Territorial- or Revierverhalten
n (esp Brit) TerritorialSoldat mder Heimatschutztruppe; the Territorials (Brit) → die Heimatschutztruppe

territorial

[ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl]
1. adjterritoriale
2. n Territorial (Brit) (soldier) → soldato della milizia territoriale

territory

(ˈteritəri) plural ˈterritories noun
1. a stretch of land; a region. They explored the territory around the North Pole.
2. the land under the control of a ruler or state. British territory.
3. an area of interest, knowledge etc. Ancient history is outside my territory.
ˌterriˈtorial (-ˈtoː-) adjective
of or belonging to (especially national) territory. territorial rights/claims.
territorial waters
the sea close to a country, considered to belong to it.
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