extradition

noun
VERB + EXTRADITION
avoid, escape

It won't be easy for them to escape extradition.

ask for, demand, request, seek

The new government will seek the extradition of the suspected terrorists.

allow, order (esp. BrE)

A judge ordered her extradition to Britain.

waive (esp. AmE)
await, face (esp. BrE)

The man is in prison tonight, awaiting extradition to Syria.

fight

His lawyer announced that he will fight extradition.

EXTRADITION + NOUN
hearing, proceedings (esp. BrE)
agreement, treaty

There is no extradition agreement between the two countries.

request
PREPOSITION
extradition from, extradition to

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of fugitives from justice by one nation to another)


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