Definition of joinder in English:

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joinder

Pronunciation: /ˈjoindər/

noun

Law
The action of bringing parties together; union.
Example sentences
  • That is to say, these very same prosecutors were at court on an application for joinder as parties and they elected not to make that application.
  • Additionally, this is not a case where Borchard and the third party Part 20 defendants made common cause as to joinder.
  • A similar approach may be detected when the late joinder of a party involves the other party in consequential additional expense.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French joindre 'to join'.

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Syllabification: join·der

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