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1. Located outside territorial boundaries: fishing in extraterritorial waters.
2. Of or relating to persons exempt from the legal jurisdiction of the country in which they reside.

ex′tra·ter′ri·to′ri·al·ly adv.
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(ˌɛkstrəˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl) or


1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) beyond the limits of a country's territory
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, relating to, or possessing extraterritoriality
ˌextraˌterriˈtorially, ˌexterriˈtorially adv
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(ˈɛk strəˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-)

also exterritorial

existing or functioning beyond local territorial jurisdiction.
ex′tra•ter`ri•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.extraterritorial - outside territorial limits or jurisdiction; "fishing in extraterritorial waters"; "enjoying exterritorial privileges and rights"
territorial - belonging to the territory of any state or ruler; "territorial rights"
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[ˈekstrəˌterɪˈtɔːrɪəl] ADJextraterritorial
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