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nonjoinder

[non-join-der] /nɒnˈdʒɔɪn dər/
noun, Law.
1.
omission to join, as of a person who should have been a party to an action.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; non- + joinder
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  • Hence there is no ground for dismissal of this proceeding due to nonjoinder of a necessary party.
  • Thus, it is not surprising that cases can be found that speak of nonjoinder as ousting the court of jurisdiction.
British Dictionary definitions for nonjoinder

nonjoinder

/ˌnɒnˈdʒɔɪndə/
noun
1.
(law) the failure to join as party to a suit a person who should have been included either as a plaintiff or as a defendant Compare misjoinder
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