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Examples of extradite in a Sentence
He will be extradited from the U.S. to Canada to face criminal charges there.
The prisoner was extradited across state lines.
Recent Examples of extradite from the Web
He will be extradited back to Jefferson Parish and booked with second-degree murder.
El Salvador refused to comply, but the United States agreed to extradite one of the high commanders who has been on U.S. soil: Colonel Inocente Montano, currently detained in a federal prison in North Carolina.
The Turkish government blames Gulen for orchestrating last year's coup attempt against Erdogan and has demanded that the U.S. extradite him, something Washington has so far refused to do.
He was extradited to the United States in March 2016, under an agreement limiting the case there to the money laundering offenses.
Mexico agreed to extradite Mr. Guzmán after the U.S. promised not to seek the death penalty against him.
Meanwhile, one of Guzman's closest associates has been extradited to the United States after a daring, eight-year undercover investigation.
But sitting around waiting for Russian or North Korean or Chinese government hackers to travel to countries willing to extradite them to the United States is not likely to be an effective strategy.
That means if he is not extradited to Spain, he could be deported to El Salvador.
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Did You Know?
Some countries have a tradition of extradition—a fact which might concern criminals. Likely of significantly less concern to most criminals is the fact that extradition and tradition are related; both come from the Latin verb tradere, which means "to hand over." (Think of a tradition as something handed over from one generation to the next.) Some other words that have been handed down from tradere include betray, traitor, and treason.
Origin and Etymology of extradite
First Known Use: 1864See Words from the same year
EXTRADITE Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of extradite
extraditableplay \ˈek-strə-ˌdī-tə-bəl\ adjective
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