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Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics:

This case is within the jurisdiction of the council.

Options

A) record

B) prohibition

C) authority

D) finance

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

'Jurisdiction' the italicized word in the question means the official power to make legal decision and judgement while authority, the answer, is synonymous in that it means the power or right to give orders, make decisions

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  • 'Jurisdiction' the italicized word in the question means the official power to make legal decision and judgement while authority, the answer, is synonymous in that it means the power or right to give orders, make decisions

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