nonjoinder

[ non-join-der ]

nounLaw.
  1. omission to join, as of a person who should have been a party to an action.

Origin of nonjoinder

1
First recorded in 1825–35; non- + joinder

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British Dictionary definitions for nonjoinder

nonjoinder

/ (ˌnɒnˈdʒɔɪndə) /


noun
  1. law the failure to join as party to a suit a person who should have been included either as a plaintiff or as a defendant: Compare misjoinder

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