extradition

Part of speech: noun

The surrender of an accused person to the justice of another government.

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Usage examples "extradition":

  1. I've enough evidence against you to bring you back under an extradition warrant." - "Jack O' Judgment", Edgar Wallace.
  2. It was generally supposed at the time of his extradition that he had communicated with the Russian Embassy, with a view to giving himself up- a foolish proceeding on his part, it would seem, since his whereabouts, indeed even his identity as the forger, had not been suspected. - "Martin Hewitt, Investigator", Arthur Morrison.
  3. A new convention of extradition is approaching completion, and I should be much pleased were a commercial arrangement to follow. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.