extradite

[ ek-struh-dahyt ]
/ ˈɛk strəˌdaɪt /

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.

Nearby words

  1. extractor,
  2. extractor fan,
  3. extracurricular,
  4. extracystic,
  5. extraditable,
  6. extradition,
  7. extrados,
  8. extradosed,
  9. extradural,
  10. extradural hemorrhage

Origin of extradite

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from extradition

Related formsun·ex·tra·dit·ed, adjective

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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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Word Origin and History for extradite

extradite

v.

1864, back-formation from extradition. Related: Extradited; extraditing.

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