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rendition

the practice of sending a foreign criminal or terrorist suspect to be covertly interrogated in a country that has less stringent regulations regarding the humane treatment of prisoners

ren·di·tion

 (rĕn-dĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The act of rendering: the rendition of a verdict.
2. An interpretation or performance of a musical score or a dramatic piece.
3. A translation from one language to another.
4.
a. The surrender of a person, place, or possession, as to an authority or a victorious force.
b. The transfer of a prisoner or suspect from one country to another, often to avoid legal restrictions on interrogation or prosecution.

[Obsolete French, from Old French rendre, to give back; see render.]

rendition

(rɛnˈdɪʃən)
n
1. a performance of a musical composition, dramatic role, etc
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a translation of a text
3. the act of rendering
4. (Military) archaic surrender
vb
(tr) to subject (a person) to extraordinary rendition
[C17: from obsolete French, from Late Latin redditiō see render]

ren•di•tion

(rɛnˈdɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of rendering.
2. a translation.
3. an interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.
4. Archaic. surrender.
[1595–1605; < Middle French, alter. of reddition < Late Latin redditiō]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rendition - a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
2.rendition - an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"
broad interpretation, judicial activism - an interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court)
explanation - thought that makes something comprehensible
3.rendition - handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed
persecution - the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
4.rendition - the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"
reinterpretation - a new or different interpretation
spin - a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

rendition

noun (Formal)
1. performance, arrangement, interpretation, rendering, take (informal, chiefly U.S.), reading, version, delivery, presentation, execution, portrayal, depiction The musicians broke into a rousing rendition of the song.
2. translation, reading, version, construction, explanation, interpretation, transcription a rendition of the works of Conrad

rendition

noun
One's artistic conception as shown by the way in which something such as a dramatic role or musical composition is rendered:
Translations

rendition

[renˈdɪʃən] N (Mus) → interpretación f

rendition

[rɛnˈdɪʃən] n (= performance) [play, poem, piece of music] → interprétation f

rendition

n
(form) = rendering
(of terrorists etc to a foreign state)Auslieferung f, → Überstellung f

rendition

[rɛnˈdɪʃn] n (Mus) → interpretazione f
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And it condemned the CIA's use of Romania as a location for 'extraordinary renditions of terror suspects', including British nationals such as Binyam Mohammed, who was allegedly tortured during almost seven years of detention by US forces.