HyperDic: territorial

English > 5 senses of the word territorial:
ADJECTIVEpertterritorialof or relating to a territory
allterritorialdisplaying territoriality
allterritorialbelonging to the territory of any state or ruler
NOUNperson territorialnonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
groupterritorial, territorial reservea territorial military unit
territorial > pronunciation
Soundsteh.rihtao'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > territorial: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a territory.
Examples
  • "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"
  • "territorial claims made by a country"
Spanishterritorial
Catalanterritorial
Nounsterritorya region marked off for administrative or other purposes
territorythe geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state
Adverbsterritoriallywith respect to territory
English > territorial: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDisplaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders.
Examples
  • "territorial behavior"
  • "strongly territorial birds"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Oppositenonterritorialnot displaying territoriality
Spanishterritorial
Catalanterritorial
Nounsterritorialitythe behavior of a male animal that defines and defends its territory
English > territorial: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBelonging to the territory of any state or ruler.
Example"territorial rights"
Narrowerjurisdictionalrestricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction
regionalrelated or limited to a particular region
sectionalRelated or limited to a distinct region or subdivision of a territory or community or group of people
Oppositeextraterritorial, exterritorialOutside territorial limits or jurisdiction
Spanishterritorial
Catalanterritorial
English > territorial: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningnonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofNational Guard, home reserveUnited States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government
Territorial ArmyBritish unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
BroadersoldierAn enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
English > territorial: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA territorial military unit.
Synonymterritorial reserve
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part ofmilitia, reservescivilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
NarrowerNational Guard, home reserveUnited States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government
Territorial ArmyBritish unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
BroaderguardA military unit serving to protect some place or person
Spanishreserva territorial, tropa territorial

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