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[non-join-der] /nɒnˈdʒɔɪn dər/
noun, Law.
omission to join, as of a person who should have been a party to an action.
Origin of nonjoinder
1825-35; non- + joinder Unabridged
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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


(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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