1. a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"
2. 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" [syn: interpretation]
3. handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed
4. the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"
taken from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/rendition
Now I'm sure a little while ago number 3 wouldn't have been there, the fact that there is a 4 after what I'd consider a more recent definition is scarily newspeak.