[ in-ter-pleed ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈplid /
verb (used without object), in·ter·plead·ed, in·ter·plead·ing.Law.
to litigate with each other in order to determine which of two parties is the rightful claimant against a third party.
to bring two or more claimants before a court to determine which of them is entitled to a claim that a third party recognizes.
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Origin of interplead
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British Dictionary definitions for interplead
/ (ˌɪntəˈpliːd) /
verb -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-ˈplɛd) or -pled
(intr) law to institute interpleader proceedings
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