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extradition


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extradition  \Ex`tra*di"tion\,  n.  [L.  ex  out  +  traditio  a 
  delivering  up:  cf  F.  extradition.  See  {Tradition}.] 
  The  surrender  or  delivery  of  an  alleged  criminal  by  one  State 
  or  sovereignty  to  another  having  jurisdiction  to  try  charge. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extradition 
  n  :  the  surrender  of  an  accused  or  convicted  person  by  one  state 
  or  country  to  another  (usually  under  the  provisions  of  a 
  statute  or  treaty) 




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