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English definition of “joint”

joint

adjective     /dʒɔɪnt/
B2 belonging to or shared between two or more people: a joint bank account The project was a joint effort between the two schools (= they worked on it together). The two Russian ice skaters came joint second (= they were both given second prize) in the world championships. In court, the parents were awarded joint custody of their son (= the right to care for him was shared between them).Sharing jointly     /dʒɔɪnt.li/ adverb C1 The Channel Tunnel was jointly funded by the French and British.Acting, being or existing together
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