Definition of joinder in English:

joinder

noun

Law
  • The action of bringing parties together; union.

    • ‘The second ground of power that I would rely upon is Order 16 rule 4 which is the rule permitting the joinder of necessary parties.’
    • ‘That is to say, these very same prosecutors were at court on an application for joinder as parties and they elected not to make that application.’
    • ‘In such circumstances, as it seems to me, the demands of practical justice plainly favour joinder of Aramco.’
    • ‘Additionally, this is not a case where Borchard and the third party Part 20 defendants made common cause as to joinder.’
    • ‘A similar approach may be detected when the late joinder of a party involves the other party in consequential additional expense.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French joindre ‘to join’.

Pronunciation

joinder

/ˈdʒɔɪndər//ˈjoindər/