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limited jurisdiction

limited jurisdiction

 
pronunciation:
lI m tihd juhr ihs dik shn
part of speech: noun
definition: the authority of a court to hear and decide only certain types of cases, such as those regarding bankruptcy, traffic violations, or family disputes.