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misjoinder

[mis-join-der] /mɪsˈdʒɔɪn dər/
noun, Law.
1.
a joining in one suit or action of causes or of parties not permitted to be so joined.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; mis-1 + joinder
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Examples from the web for misjoinder
  • misjoinder of parties is not ground for dismissal of an action.
  • Defendants have neither established misjoinder nor identified other sufficient bases for dismissing them as parties.
  • It did not mention the defendants' arguments of fraudulent misjoinder.
British Dictionary definitions for misjoinder

misjoinder

/mɪsˈdʒɔɪndə/
noun
1.
(law) the improper joining of parties as coplaintiffs or codefendants or of different causes of action in one suit Compare nonjoinder
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