ex·​tra·​dit·​able ˈek-strə-ˌdī-tə-bəl How to pronounce extraditable (audio)
: subject or liable to extradition
: making one liable to extradition
an extraditable offense

Examples of extraditable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An extraditable national arrest warrant was issued for Heather on July 28, 2017, after the South Elgin Police Department consulted the Kane County State's Attorney's Office with details of the child's disappearance. Chris Sims, USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 If the offense is determined to be extraditable, prosecutors work with the Department of Justice to prepare an extradition request. Isabella Volmert, Dallas News, 17 Apr. 2023 He was also wanted by the New Haven Department of Corrections Parole Fugitive Unit on an extraditable warrant. Mike Mavredakis, Hartford Courant, 17 Jan. 2023 The Connecticut State Police assisted in apprehending a Wisconsin truck driver wanted on an extraditable felony warrant out of New York on Monday afternoon in Waterford. Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 6 Dec. 2022 According to Norwich police, a search of his name in the state and national police informational database revealed he was wanted by the U.S. Marshal Service on a fully extraditable warrant for Violation of Federal Probation. Mike Mavredakis, Hartford Courant, 23 June 2022 Matthew Candler, 46, was taken into custody on an extraditable felony warrant at a hotel in Seabrook, police said. Jesse Leavenworth, Hartford Courant, 3 May 2022 Smith was arrested on an extraditable warrant for her husband's killing with assistance from the Justice Department. Fox News, 23 Mar. 2022 Investigators worked with the Department of Justice to have Smith arrested on an extraditable warrant for Antoine's murder. CBS News, 22 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of extraditable was in 1881

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“Extraditable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extraditable. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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