misjoinder

noun
mis·​join·​der | \ ˌmis-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce misjoinder (audio) \

Definition of misjoinder

: an improper union of parties or of causes of action in a single legal proceeding

First Known Use of misjoinder

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misjoinder was in 1789

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“Misjoinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misjoinder. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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misjoinder

noun
mis·​join·​der | \ mis-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce misjoinder (audio) \

Legal Definition of misjoinder

: an incorrect joinder of claims or parties in a legal action also : an impermissible joinder of criminal charges or defendants — compare duplicity, multifarious, multiplicity

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