ex·​tra·​dit·​able | \ ˈek-strə-ˌdī-tə-bəl How to pronounce extraditable (audio) \

Definition of extraditable

1 : subject or liable to extradition
2 : making one liable to extradition an extraditable offense

Examples of extraditable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Alexander Castro, 18, of the 2400 block of Gurnewald, Blue Island, was arrested on an extraditable warrant out of Will County after a Feb. 14 stop in the 5200 block of 167th Street, police said. Daily Southtown Staff, chicagotribune.com, 23 Feb. 2022 Police said Jackson also had an extraditable warrant out of Cook County for a parole violation. chicagotribune.com, 19 Oct. 2021 That warrant was a non-extraditable warrant for his arrest out of Florida for a probation violation, according to the search warrant. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 6 Nov. 2020 Later in the day, police received information that Hornblower had an extraditable warrant out of Rhode Island on larceny and fraud charges. Peter Marteka, courant.com, 22 Nov. 2019 Under international law, the extradition process begins with a country seeking a person who had committed a crime in that country or has been found guilty of an extraditable offense. Ved Nanda, The Denver Post, 21 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of extraditable

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 May 2022

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“Extraditable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extraditable. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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