joinder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivisation of the Old French verb joindre (to join), from Latin iungō (join).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

joinder (plural joinders)

  1. (law) The joining of 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".