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extradite in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishextraditeex‧tra‧dite /ˈekstrədaɪt/ verb [transitive]  SCLto use a legal process to send someone who may be guilty of a crime back to the country where the crime happened in order to judge them in a court of lawextradite somebody to/from Britain/the US etc They are expected to be extradited to Britain to face trial.extradition /ˌekstrəˈdɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] an extradition order→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
extraditeIt is under no obligation to extradite the two suspects.It has since begun extraditing them to the United States.Spanish authorities are seeking to have the couple extradited to answer further charges.The drug baron was extradited to the United States from Colombia.If Paez is extradited to the United States, he could potentially be a source of important information on the drug cartel.At the same time the government has offered reduced sentences and a promise not to extradite traffickers who surrender and confess.