Meaning of “extradition” in the English Dictionary

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"extradition" in American English

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extraditionnoun [ U ]

us /ˌek·strəˈdɪʃ·ən/

the return of someone accused of a crime to the country where the crime was committed:

They have applied for his extradition to the United States.
verb [ T ] us /ˈek·strəˌdɑɪt/

One of the defendants fled to Egypt, which extradited him to the US.

(Definition of “extradition” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)