The action of extraditing a person accused or convicted of a crime: they fought to prevent his extradition to the US [count noun]: emergency extraditions
More example sentences
- He has concluded that there is no statutory prohibition against extradition.
- Various jurisdictional issues, including extradition, are addressed by the Convention.
- The present case is concerned with extradition to stand trial in Canada.
mid 19th century: from French, from ex- 'out, from' + tradition 'delivery'.