impleader

[ im-plee-der ]
/ ɪmˈpli dər /

noun Law.

a procedural method by which an original party to an action may bring in and make a claim against a third party in connection with the claim made against the original party.

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Also called third party procedure.

Origin of impleader

First recorded in 1570–80; implead + -er1
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