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  • beyond the legal power or authority of a person or body

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beyond power; transcending authority; -- a phrase used frequently in relation to acts or enactments by corporations in excess of their chartered or statutory rights.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Beyond one's power; specifically, beyond the legal or constitutional power of a person, court, or corporation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. beyond the scope or in excess of legal power or authority
  • adj. beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc

Etymologies

Latin “beyond the power” (Wiktionary)

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