What is another word for bailiwicks?

Pronunciation: [bˈe͡ɪlɪwˌɪks] (IPA)

Bailiwicks are areas of responsibility or authority, and there are several synonyms for this word. One synonym is jurisdiction, which refers to the authority that a person or entity has to make legal decisions and enforce laws within a defined area. Another synonym is province, which refers to an area of responsibility or expertise. Other synonyms include domain, area, scope, and sphere, all of which refer to an individual or group's area of work, influence, or concern. Ultimately, bailiwicks and their synonyms all relate to an individual or group's area of responsibility, identifying the scope of their authority or influence.

Usage examples for Bailiwicks

The bailiwicks assigned to these bore no reference to the ancient divisions of the duchy; but the territorial partition made at that time, has ever since been preserved, and Caen, which was honored by Philip with a preference over Bayeux, continues to the present day to retain the pre-eminence.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
Dawson Turner
The mayor spoke to me of the power of the canton, its lordships and bailiwicks, and explained his own powers; he then described the public policy, and told me of the different systems of government which compose the Helvetic Union.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
As for us if you will not exile this man, your nephew, and drive him forth out of your land forever, we will withdraw within our bailiwicks and take our neighbours also from your court: for we cannot endure his presence longer in this place.
"The Romance Of Tristan And Iseult"
M. Joseph Bédier

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