the act of rendering.
a translation.
an interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.
the legal procedure or process of sending a suspected criminal to another country to be interrogated or detained, usually for law-enforcement purposes. Compare extraordinary rendition. See also extradition.
Archaic. surrender.

1595–1605; < Middle French, alteration of reddition (< Middle English reddicion) < Late Latin redditiōn- (stem of redditiō), equivalent to Latin reddit(us) (past participle of reddere; see render1) + -iōn- -ion

nonrendition, noun

1. interpretation, version. Unabridged
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rendition (rɛnˈdɪʃən)
1.  a performance of a musical composition, dramatic role, etc
2.  a translation of a text
3.  the act of rendering
4.  archaic surrender
5.  (tr) to subject (a person) to extraordinary rendition
[C17: from obsolete French, from Late Latin redditiō see render]

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Word Origin & History

c.1600, "surrender of a place or possession," from obsolete Fr. rendition "a rendering," from O.Fr. rendre "to deliver, to yield" (see render). Meaning "translation" first recorded 1650s; that of "an acting, a performing" first recorded 1858, Amer.Eng.
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Example sentences
But there is also something uncannily accurate about such a rendition of things.
And he promised an end to rendition and indefinite detention.
Make it known to your colleagues that you are in favor of extraordinary
  rendition and waterboarding.
You'll have to settle instead for a brilliant rendition of our galaxy instead.
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