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ren di shuhn

  • n  a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • n  an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning
  • n  handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed
  • n  the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

  • The first criminal trial involving rendition is set to begin in June, but Italy has already said it will not seek extraditions.
  • ANOTHER UPDATE: While Obama studies the rendition policy, renditions may continue, the official says.
  • It showed a photo of Shawn when he was kidnapped at the age of 11 and an artist's rendition of what he might look like now.
News & Articles

  • Newport shows off new pool design
    This artist rendition shows the outside of a proposed new Newport municipal pool constructed adjacent to the south side of the existing recreation center, allowing the two facilities to share resources.
    June 12, 2013 - Newport News-Times
  • Shakespeare-inspired tale of Richmond's neighborhood rivalries to make encore
    Local playwright Donte Clark's modern rendition of the Shakespeare classic "Romeo and Juliet" sold out a 600-seat auditorium at El Cerrito High School in February, and now the play, titled "Te's Harmony," will be back for two nights starting June 14.
    June 12, 2013 - Oakland Tribune
  • Airplane’s ‘Believe I Can Fly’ Rendition Goes Viral
    An airplane’s “Believe I Can Fly” video went viral after a group of passengers, stuck for hours on a grounded Allegiant Air flight, made the best of a bad situation by breaking out into song and karaoke-ing some R. Kelly. The Harlem Shake may be banned by the FAA, but the airplane’s “Believe I Can [...] Airplane’s ‘Believe I Can Fly’ Rendition Goes Viral is a post from: The Inquisitr
    June 11, 2013 - The Inquisitr
Quotes

  • David Cameron in Newsweek (blog)
    Cameron noted that other allegations had "also been made about the UK's involvement in the rendition of detainees in the aftermath of 9/11."
  • Maher Arar in CTV.ca
    We are living in an America that, in the last seven and a half years, has waged an unnecessary war, established prison camps, condoned torture, employed corporate armies, eliminated the right of habeas corpus, practised extraordinary rendition, and... Jessica Lange http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Lange&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHza5AILHeDkuU6V042BPaiCjN9QQ News1130 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.news1130.com/news/entertainment/article.jsp%3Fcontent%3De052408A&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-qg-Gw3nAgVd_IRaFcboA99iqBA May 24, 2007 82531 110191 rendition I fully support the very important work of the congressional committees which are trying to get to the bottom of the extraordinary rendition program," Arar said in a statement, referring to the US practice of sending terror suspects to third...

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