|Origin:||extradition (19-21 centuries), from French, from Latin traditio 'handing over'; TRADITION|
Related topics: Law
to 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 law
extradite somebody to/from Britain/the US etc
They are expected to be extradited to Britain to face trial.
—extradition noun [uncountable and countable]
an extradition order