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Definition of extradite verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

extradite

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they extradite
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪt//
 
he / she / it extradites
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪts//
 
past simple extradited
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪd//
 
past participle extradited
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪd//
 
-ing form extraditing
BrE BrE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekstrədaɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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extradite somebody (to…) (from…) to officially send back somebody who has been accused or found guilty of a crime to the country where the crime was committed The British government attempted to extradite the suspects from Belgium. The courts have refused to extradite the suspects from Spain. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: back-formation from extradition.
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