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extradite

[ ek-struh-dahyt ]
/ 藞蓻k str蓹藢da瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ex路tra路dit路ed, ex路tra路dit路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鈥65; back formation from extradition

OTHER WORDS FROM extradite

un路ex路tra路dit路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for extradite

extradite
/ (藞蓻kstr蓹藢da瑟t) /

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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