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extradite

verb [T] uk   /ˈek.strə.daɪt/ us  
to make someone return for trial to another country where they have been accused of doing something illegal: He will be extradited to Britain from France.Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere elseInternational politics and government
extradition
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌek.strəˈdɪʃ.ən/ us  
They have applied for his extradition to Ireland. an extradition treatyEvicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere elseInternational politics and government
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