joinder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iungō (join), through Old French joindre: to join

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

joinder (plural joinders)

  1. (law) The joining a litigant to a suit.

Usage notes[edit]

A litigant is joined by a "notice of joinder". The substantive application is an "application for joinder".