One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of bringing parties together; union.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In such circumstances, as it seems to me, the demands of practical justice plainly favour joinder of Aramco.’
- ‘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.’
Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French joindre ‘to join’.
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