the act of extraditing, as according to procedures established in an existing treaty, a person accused or convicted of a crime
Origin of extraditionFrench ; from Classical Latin ex, out + traditio, a surrender: see tradition
The surrender of an individual by one nation or state to another nation or state where that individual is sought for trial or punishment for the commission of a crime.
Origin of extraditionFrench : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin traditi&omacron;, traditi&omacron;n-, a handing over; see tradition.
From French extradition
extradition - Legal Definition
The act of transferring a captured fugitive to the jurisdiction where he or she is sought; the legal process for such a transfer.