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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
Kentavious Coleman, 20, and Kenyonte Galmore, 22, were extradited from Mississippi and are scheduled to be arraigned at Norfolk Superior Court, Norfolk County District Attorney’s office said in a statement.
Two are serving prison terms; Winterkorn and the others remained in Germany and are unlikely to be extradited.
Shortly afterward, Mexico extradited high-profile traffickers, including Valdez-Villareal, to the United States.
He is expected to be extradited to Viriginia to face charges in Emma's kidnapping.
Riess was extradited to Florida, where she was charged with one count of second degree murder, plus one count each of grand theft, grand theft of an automobile and criminal use of personal identification.
After serving his sentence, he was extradited back, and later was killed by a sniper in a mob dispute. *** During the Ivankov days, American investigators were just waking up to the new threat.
Bell also worked for the Pinochet Foundation, which, in 1998, successfully campaigned against efforts to extradite Pinochet to Spain, where a judge had issued a warrant for his arrest on charges of torture and murder.
However, the judge has not yet decided whether to extradite Mr. Puigdemont for the lesser crime of misusing public money.
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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.
EXTRADITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of extradite for English Language Learners
law : to send (a person who has been accused of a crime) to another state or country for trial
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