Definition of joint custody
: custody (the legal right to take care of a child) shared by two people The divorced parents have joint custody.
Word by Word Definitions
: united, combined
: common to two or more: such as
: involving the united activity of two or more
: to separate the joints of
: to unite by a joint : fit together
: to provide with a joint : articulate
: immediate charge and control (as over a ward or a suspect) exercised by a person or an authority
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