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extraditable Line breaks: extra|dit¦able
Pronunciation: /ˈɛkstrəˌdʌɪtəb(ə)l/

Definition of extraditable in English:


1(Of a crime) making an accused or convicted person liable to extradition: possession of explosives will be an extraditable offence
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  • For example, torture is deemed an extraditable crime under Article 13 of the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture.
  • The House of Lords was considering whether a person was ‘accused’ of an extraditable offence within section 1 of the Extradition Act 1989.
  • No enquiries seem to have been made as to whether those offences were extraditable in English law.
1.1(Of an accused or convicted person) liable to extradition: he was a Bolivian, and therefore extraditable from Panama
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  • Ecuadoran citizens are not extraditable and that would cause a lot of problems if they were not present for the hearing and the trial.
  • Because he was found guilty but insane, he was not extraditable to this country, a justice spokesman said.
  • British Law Officers Are Reported to Have Decided He Is Extraditable.

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