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interplead

[ in-ter-pleed ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞plid /
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verb (used without object), in路ter路plead路ed, in路ter路plead路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

1325鈥75; inter- + plead; replacing late Middle English enterpleden<Anglo-French enterpleder

OTHER WORDS FROM interplead

un路in路ter路plead路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interplead

interplead
/ (藢瑟nt蓹藞pli藧d) /

verb -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-藞pl蓻d) or -pled
(intr) law to institute interpleader proceedings
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