complete diversity

noun
com·​plete diversity

Legal Definition of complete diversity

: diversity of citizenship in which the citizenship of all the plaintiffs to an action differs from that of all the defendants — see also diversity of citizenship, diversity jurisdiction at jurisdiction — compare minimal diversity

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“Complete diversity.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/complete%20diversity. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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