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- Rhymes: -ɔɪndə(ɹ)
joinder (plural joinders)
- (law) The joining of a litigant to a suit.
- The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.
- c. 1601–1602, William Shakespeare, “Twelfe Night, or VVhat You VVill”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act 5, scene 1]:
- A contract of eternal bond of love, Confirm'd by mutuall ioynder of your hands.
- A litigant is joined by a "notice of joinder". The substantive application is an "application for joinder".
(law) the joining of a litigant to a suit