co-respondent

corespondent

[koh-ri-spon-duhnt]
noun Law.
a joint defendant, charged along with the respondent, especially a person charged with adultery in a divorce proceeding.

Origin:
1855–60; co- + respondent

corespondent, correspondent.
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co-respondent (ˌkəʊrɪˈspɒndənt)
 
n
law a person cited in divorce proceedings, who is alleged to have committed adultery with the respondent
 
co-re'spondency
 
n

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