nonjoinder
noun Date: 1833 failure to include a necessary party to a suit at law

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nonjoinder — Non*join der, n. (Law) The omission of some person who ought to have been made a plaintiff or defendant in a suit, or of some cause of action which ought to be joined. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonjoinder — non·join·der /ˌnän jȯin dər/ n: the failure to join a party to a lawsuit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • nonjoinder — [nän΄join′dər] n. Law failure to include some person in a suit, when such person should have been included either as a plaintiff or defendant …   English World dictionary

  • nonjoinder — /non joyn deuhr/, n. Law. omission to join, as of a person who should have been a party to an action. [1825 35; NON + JOINDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonjoinder — noun The omission of a party that was necessary to an action …   Wiktionary

  • nonjoinder — nÉ‘n dʒɔɪndÉ™(r) / nÉ’n n. omission of a party that should have been included in a lawsuit (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonjoinder — non·joinder …   English syllables

  • nonjoinder — non•join•der [[t]nɒnˈdʒɔɪn dər[/t]] n. Law. law failure to join a party to an action …   From formal English to slang

  • nonjoinder — /nɒnˈdʒɔɪndə/ (say non joynduh) noun Law omission to join, as of someone who should have been a party to an action …   Australian English dictionary

  • nonjoinder — n. Law the failure of a partner etc. to become a party to a suit. * * * “+ noun : the omission of a necessary party, plaintiff, or defendant to a suit at law or in equity * * * /non joyn deuhr/, n. Law. omission to join, as of a person who should …   Useful english dictionary

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