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Impleader

impleader n

: the act or procedural device of impleading a third party
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: a petition or complaint brought in a lawsuit by a plaintiff or defendant against a third party who may be liable to that plaintiff or defendant called also third-party practice compare counterclaim , cross-claim , interpleader , intervention , joinder



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.