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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin territorialis, from Latin territorium; equivalent to territory +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌtɛ.ɹɪˈtɔː.ɹi.əl/

AdjectiveEdit

territorial (comparative more territorial, superlative most territorial)

  1. Of, relating to, or restricted to a specific geographic area, or territory.
  2. Of or relating to geography or territory.
    • 1918, Woodrow Wilson, “Fourteen Points,” pages 6–7:
      Rumania, Serbia, and Montenegro should be evacuated ; occupied territories restored ; Serbia accorded free and secure access to the sea ; and the relations of the several Balkan states to one another determined by friendly counsel along historically established lines of allegiance and nationality ; and international guarantees of the political and economic independence and territorial integrity of the several Balkan states should be entered into.
  3. (often capitalized) Organized for home defence - such as the Territorial Army.
  4. (biology) Displaying territoriality.

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NounEdit

territorial (plural territorials)

  1. A non-professional member of a territorial army.
    • 2013, Ira A. Hunt Jr., Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia, University Press of Kentucky (ISBN 9780813142074), page 166
      The territorials initiated about as many ground contacts (7,175) as the communists initiated against them (7,391) and more than those initiated by the army. As expected, the enemy attacked the territorials almost three times as often as it did the army.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin territorialis, from Latin territorium; equivalent to territori +‎ -al.

AdjectiveEdit

territorial (masculine and feminine plural territorials)

  1. territorial

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French territorial.

AdjectiveEdit

territorial

  1. territorial

InflectionEdit

Inflection of territorial
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular territorial 2
Neuter singular territorialt 2
Plural territoriale 2
Definite attributive1 territoriale
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin territorialis, from Latin territorium; equivalent to territoire +‎ -al.

AdjectiveEdit

territorial (feminine singular territoriale, masculine plural territoriaux, feminine plural territoriales)

  1. territorial

NounEdit

territorial m (plural territoriaux)

  1. territorial

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tɛʀitoˈʀi̯aːl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ter‧ri‧to‧ri‧al

AdjectiveEdit

territorial (not comparable)

  1. territorial

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin territorialis, from Latin territorium; equivalent to território +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɨ.ʁi.tu.ˈɾjaɫ/
  • Hyphenation: ter‧ri‧to‧ri‧al

AdjectiveEdit

territorial m, f (plural territoriais, not comparable)

  1. territorial

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin territorialis, from Latin territorium; equivalent to territorio +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teritoˈɾjal/, [t̪erit̪oˈɾjal]
  • Hyphenation: ter‧ri‧to‧rial

AdjectiveEdit

territorial (plural territoriales)

  1. territorial