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Pronunciation:  `ekstru'dishun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)

EXTRADITION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: surrender



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ex`tra*di"tion\, n. [L. ex out + traditio a
delivering up: cf. F. extradition. See {Tradition}.]
The surrender or delivery of an alleged criminal by one State
or sovereignty to another having jurisdiction to try charge.

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: The surrender of an accused criminal by one state to the jurisdiction of another.
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