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Definition: Codefendant


Quick Summary of Codefendant

Any of several defendants answering the same charge.

What is the dictionary definition of Codefendant?

Dictionary Definition

n. when more than one person or entity is sued in one lawsuit, each party sued is called a codefendant.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Codefendant. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
February 09, 2023
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Codefendant. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: February 09, 2023).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Codefendant. Retrieved February 09, 2023
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Codefendant are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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