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[ek-struh-dahy-tuh-buh l, ek-struh-dahy-]
  1. capable of being extradited; subject to extradition: an extraditable person.
  2. capable of incurring extradition: an extraditable offense.
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Origin of extraditable

First recorded in 1880–85; extradite + -able
Related formsnon·ex·tra·dit·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for extraditable

Historical Examples

  • His offence is extraditable by a law of the last century which has never been repealed.

    The Double Four

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • There is no reason why bribery should not be included in all treaties as extraditable.

  • To constitute an extraditable crime there must have been abandonment of a child in esse not merely in posse.

    Broken Homes

    Joanna C. Colcord

  • Steps have been taken by the State Department looking to the making of bribery an extraditable offense with foreign powers.

  • His offense is extraditable by a law of the last century which has never been repealed.

    Peter Ruff and the Double Four

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

British Dictionary definitions for extraditable


  1. (of a crime) rendering the offender liable to extraditionan extraditable offence
  2. (of a person) subject to extradition
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