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impleader

noun im·plead·er \im-ˈplē-dər\

Legal Definition of impleader

  1. :  the act or procedural device of impleading a third party; specifically :  a petition or complaint brought in a lawsuit by a plaintiff or defendant against a third party who may be liable to that plaintiff or defendant —called also third-party practice — compare counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader, intervention, joinder


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