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[im-plee-der] /ɪmˈpli dər/
noun, Law.
1.
a procedural method by which an original party to an action may bring in and make a claim against a third party in connection with the claim made against the original party.
Also called third party procedure.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; implead + -er1
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Examples for impleader
  • impleader should lie whenever there is a link between the pending claims in the main lawsuit and the impleader effort.

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