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extradite

[ ek-struh-dahyt ]
/ ˈɛk strəˌdaɪt /
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verb (used with object), ex·tra·dit·ed, ex·tra·dit·ing.
to give up (an alleged fugitive or criminal) to another state or nation at its request.
to obtain the extradition of.
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Origin of extradite

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from extradition

OTHER WORDS FROM extradite

un·ex·tra·dit·ed, adjective
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How to use extradite in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for extradite

extradite
/ (ˈɛkstrəˌdaɪt) /

verb (tr)
to surrender (an alleged offender) for trial to a foreign state
to procure the extradition of

Word Origin for extradite

C19: back formation from extradition
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