nonjoinder

noun
non·​join·​der | \ ˌnän-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce nonjoinder (audio) \

Definition of nonjoinder

: failure to include a necessary party to a suit at law

First Known Use of nonjoinder

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonjoinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonjoinder. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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nonjoinder

noun
non·​join·​der | \ ˌnän-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce nonjoinder (audio) \

Legal Definition of nonjoinder

: the failure to join a party to a lawsuit

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