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Meaning of "joint and several liability" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

joint and several liability  [dʒɔɪnt ənd ˈsevrəl ˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Joint and several liability is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

joint and several liability

Joint and several liability

Where two or more persons are liable in respect of the same liability, in most common law legal systems they may either be: ▪ jointly liable, or ▪ severally liable, or ▪ jointly and severally liable.

Definition of joint and several liability in the English dictionary

The definition of joint and several liability in the dictionary is legal responsibility for the whole of a debt for which you are only partially responsible.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY


ability
əˈbɪlɪtɪ
accessibility
əkˌsɛsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
accountability
əˌkaʊntəˈbɪlɪtɪ
availability
əˌveɪləˈbɪlɪtɪ
capability
ˌkeɪpəˈbɪlɪtɪ
compatibility
kəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
disability
ˌdɪsəˈbɪlɪtɪ
durability
ˌdjʊərəˈbɪlɪtɪ
eligibility
ˌɛlɪdʒɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
flexibility
ˌflɛksɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
inability
ˌɪnəˈbɪlɪtɪ
liability
ˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ
mobility
məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ
nobility
nəʊˈbɪlɪtɪ
possibility
ˌpɒsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
probability
ˌprɒbəˈbɪlɪtɪ
reliability
rɪˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ
responsibility
rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪlɪtɪ
stability
stəˈbɪlɪtɪ
visibility
ˌvɪzɪˈbɪlɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

joint account
joint agreement
joint and several guarantee
joint author
Joint Chiefs of Staff
joint committee
joint consultation
joint density function
joint estate
joint favourite
joint financing
joint heir
joint honours
joint manager
joint mortgage
joint ownership
joint partner
joint passport
joint resolution
joint stock

WORDS THAT END LIKE JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

agility
credibility
facility
feasibility
fertility
functionality
hostility
humility
inevitability
instability
merchantability
profitability
suitability
susceptibility
sustainability
tranquility
usability
utility
variability
versatility
vulnerability

Synonyms and antonyms of joint and several liability in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «joint and several liability» into 25 languages

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The translations of joint and several liability from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «joint and several liability» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

连带责任
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

responsabilidad solidaria
570 millions of speakers

English

joint and several liability
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संयुक्त और कई दायित्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المسؤولية مشتركة ومتعددة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

солидарная ответственность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

responsabilidade solidária
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যুগ্ম এবং বিভিন্ন দায়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

responsabilité conjointe et solidaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersama dan beberapa liabiliti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gesamtschuldnerische Haftung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

連帯責任
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연대 책임
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Peserta lan sawetara hukuman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trách nhiệm liên đới và một số
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டு மற்றும் பல பொறுப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संयुक्त आणि अनेक दायित्व
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ortak ve birkaç sorumluluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

responsabilità solidale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Odpowiedzialność solidarna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

солідарна відповідальність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răspundere solidară
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

από κοινού και εις ολόκληρον ευθύνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verantwoordelikheid en aanspreeklikheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

solidariskt ansvar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

solidaransvar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of joint and several liability

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY»

The term «joint and several liability» is regularly used and occupies the 74.955 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about joint and several liability

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY»

Discover the use of joint and several liability in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to joint and several liability and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Joint and several liability: allocation of risk and ...
This volume includes coverage of settlement practices, indemnification agtreements, comparative negligence theories, uniform laws and the recent movement for tort reform.
Warren Freedman, 1987
2
Auditing: A Business Risk Approach
Some of these factors include the following: A liability environment that includes joint and several liability statutes permitting a plaintiff to • recover the full amount of a settlement from a public accounting firm, even though that firm is found to be  ...
Larry Rittenberg, Karla Johnstone, Audrey Gramling, 2009
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Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems
Common law recognized a system known as joint and several liability, with related doctrines of contribution and indemnity. Modern comparative fault systems sometimes apply joint and several liability and sometimes apply another doctrine, ...
Arthur Best, David W. Barnes, 2007
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Liability and Environment: Private and Public Law Aspects of ...
In the legislative process that is supposed to lead to an EC environmental liability directive, the issue of joint and several liability will likely come up.—' This raises an issue as to whether, and, if so, in which situations joint and several liability is ...
Lucas Bergkamp, 2001
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Torts
In a jurisdiction following the traditional rule of joint-and- several liability, P will be entitled to a judgment against both D1 and D2 for $100,000. Then, P can recover the full judgment from D1, the full judgment from D2, or part from D1 and part ...
Steven Emanuel, Lazar Emanuel, 2008
6
Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate
If an indemnity contract provides for more than one indemnitor, the question becomes whether the indemnitors' promise to indemnify should be joint, several, or joint and several. From the indemnitee's perspective, joint and several liability is ...
Tina L. Stark, 2003
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The Surety's Indemnity Agreement: Law and Practice
The Joint and Several Liability of the Principal and the Indemnitors to the Surety Generally, two or more parties to a contract may bind themselves jointly, severally , or jointly and severally." Co-promissors are liable "jointly" if each has promised ...
‎2008
8
Torts and Personal Injury Law
joint and several liability' When two or more persons who jointly commit a tort can be held liable both together and individually. A classic substantial factor analysis case is Summers v. Tice, 33 Cal. 2d 80, 199 P.2d 1 ( 1948l, which can be found ...
William R. Buckley, Cathy J. Okrent, 2003
9
Tort Law
The doctrine of joint and several liability was originally warmly embraced; by 1973, it was found in every state. Some studies, however, show that in actual practice joint and several liability is seldom relied upon. One Wisconsin study, for  ...
Linda Edwards, J. Stanley Edwards, Patricia Wells, 2011
10
Forming a Partnership : And Making It Work
This is called joint and several liability. It means that any one partner can be sued for the entire obligation even if he or she is only a 10 percent partner; even if he or she never signed the contract; even if he or she didn't even know about the ...
Ira Nottonson, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term joint and several liability is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ask George & Chuck: Lender must give notices to owner before …
A joint venture is a partnership, and all partners have joint and several liability. Each partner is 100 percent liable for all debts and obligations. «Chron.com, Jul 15»
2
Reminder of the joint and several liability of partners for wrongful …
The Court of Appeal's decision in The Northampton Regional Livestock Centre Company Ltd v Cowling & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 651 is a ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
3
Knudsen v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
... Request for Innocent Spouse Relief, seeking equitable relief, under 26 U.S.C. § 6015(f), from joint and several liability as to all tax liabilities ... «The Recorder, Jul 15»
4
Payday: No budget and continued pay uncertainty; and DON score …
Finally Akin says there needs to be joint and several liability reform. “If you're at fault, you should be held at fault based on the percentage of ... «Illinois News Network, Jul 15»
5
Understanding contribution and indemnification in multiparty …
The concepts of joint and several liability and contribution do not apply in most construction defect cases, however, as the gist of the action ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
6
Supreme Court Approves Separate Suits Against Joint Debtors
“Applying joint and several liability principles, DKN's suit against Faerber was clearly permissible,” Corrigan wrote. “Because Faerber, Caputo ... «Metropolitan News-Enterprise, Jul 15»
7
Lessons From Greece: What Could Have Been
The difference being that, again for the purposes of fairness and therefore political feasibility, there should be joint and several liability for these bonds which ... «The Market Mogul, Jul 15»
8
Copper-bottomed settlement: contribution claims in follow-on damages
Delta's defence to the Part 20 claim admitted the Commission's decision, and admitted joint and several liability in principle. However ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
9
Back to basics – net contribution clauses
... of the parties that have caused them the loss, and each party will be liable for the whole of the person's damages (joint and several liability). «The Lawyer, Jul 15»
10
Georgia Justices Decide Major Apportionment Case, Giving …
... good and bad for plaintiffs seeking to fight defense attempts at apportionment under the 2005 statute that eliminated joint and several liability. «Daily Report, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Joint and several liability [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/joint-and-several-liability>. Aug 2019 ».
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