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extraordinary renditionnoun [U]

uk   /ɪkˌstrɔː.dɪn.ər.i renˈdɪʃ.ən/  us   /ɪkˌstrɔːr.dən.er.i renˈdɪʃ.ən/
the act of taking prisoners to another country in order to do things to them that would not be allowed in your own country, for example, torturing (= hurting) them in order to make them give you information
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