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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

joinder (plural joinders)

  1. (law) The joining of a litigant to a suit.
  2. The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.
    • Shakespeare
      A contract of eternal bond of love, Confirm'd by mutual joinder of your hands.

Usage notesEdit

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