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territorialter‧ri‧to‧ri‧al /ˌterəˈtɔːriəl◂/ ●○○ adjective  1 LAND/GROUNDrelating to land that is owned or controlled by a particular country a territorial dispute territorial claims2 HBAanimals or people that are territorial are careful to guard the area of land that they consider to be their own, and prevent others from using it
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territorialBoth Clownfish and Dwarf Angelfish are very territorial.Civil Service had most of the play throughout but were unable to convert their territorial advantage and possession into goals.Even before the 1923 Grouping some companies were strongly territorial, and several had working arrangements with one another within one geographical area.A committee has been set up to deal with territorial disputes in the area.It must be something to do with ancient territorial instincts.Cover includes transit by sea, air, or rail in or between the territorial limits.The country has suffered substantial territorial losses in this war.What was needed was some one outside and above the territorial nexus, requirements fulfilled only by the young king.But this ship was down in Vadinamaina territorial space, directly in my way.
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