Definition of extradition in English:
- 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'.
This is an adoption from French, from the prefix ex- meaning ‘out, from’ and tradition meaning ‘delivery’. In an extradition procedure, a person is taken out of a foreign country and delivered to the home country.
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