misjoinder

[ mis-join-der ]
/ mɪsˈdʒɔɪn dər /

noun Law.

a joining in one suit or action of causes or of parties not permitted to be so joined.

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Origin of misjoinder

First recorded in 1850–55; mis-1 + joinder
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British Dictionary definitions for misjoinder

misjoinder
/ (mɪsˈdʒɔɪndə) /

noun

law the improper joining of parties as coplaintiffs or codefendants or of different causes of action in one suitCompare nonjoinder
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