Deportation vs Extradition - What's the difference?

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Deportation is a see also of extradition.


As nouns the difference between deportation and extradition

is that deportation is the act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation while extradition is a formal process by which a criminal suspect held by one government is handed over to another government for trial or, if the suspect has already been tried and found guilty, to serve his or her sentence.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

deportation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.
  • Derived terms

    * self-deportation

    extradition

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia extradition) (en noun)
  • a formal process by which a criminal suspect held by one government is handed over to another government for trial or, if the suspect has already been tried and found guilty, to serve his or her sentence.
  • See also

    * deportation * rendition