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joint (noun)

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  • joint — ► NOUN 1) a point at which parts are joined. 2) a structure in a body by which two bones are fitted together. 3) the part of a plant stem from which a leaf or branch grows. 4) Brit. a large piece of meat. 5) informal an establishment of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Joint Chiefs of Staff — noun the executive agency that advises the President on military questions; composed of the chiefs of the United States Army and the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and the commandant of the United States Marine Corps • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint resolution — noun a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive s veto) (Freq. 4) • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint degree — UK US noun [countable] [singular joint degree plural joint degrees] a university degree course in which a student studies two subjects to the same level Thesaurus: degrees and other academic qualificationshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint custody — see custody b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. joint custody …   Law dictionary

  • joint family — noun or joint household : a consanguineal family unit that includes two or more generations of kindred related through either the paternal or maternal line who maintain a common residence and are subject to common social, economic, and religious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint — [dʒɔɪnt] adjective [only before a noun] shared by, owned by, or involving two or more people, organizations, or countries: • The companies made a joint statement last night. • The two men were appointed joint managing directors in June. • The two …   Financial and business terms

  • joint venture — noun a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise a joint venture between the film companies to produce TV shows • Hypernyms: ↑venture • Hyponyms: ↑foreign direct investment * * * ˌjoint ˈventure 7 [joint… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint tenant — noun : one who holds an estate by or in joint tenancy * * * Law. one of two or more persons who hold property in joint tenancy. Cf. tenant in common. * * * joint tenant noun A person who is owner of land or goods along with others • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint and several liability — ➔ liability * * * joint and several liability UK US noun [U] ► LAW a situation where each of the people or organizations in a group is responsible, as a group and separately, for paying a debt, paying for damage that has been caused, etc.: »The… …   Financial and business terms

  • joint partnership — UK US noun ► [C] COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT JOINT VENTURE(Cf. ↑joint venture) ► [U] LAW, MANAGEMENT the fact of owning something together with another person, organization, etc., or of doing something with someone else or with another organization:… …   Financial and business terms

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