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joint

adjective
 
/dʒɔɪnt/
belonging to or done by two or more people: The project was a joint effort by all the children in the class.
jointly adverb The house is jointly owned by the couple.
Translations of “joint”
in Korean 공동의…
in Arabic مُشْتَرَك…
in French commun…
in Turkish ortak…
in Italian congiunto, comune…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共有的,共用的, 共同的…
in Russian совместный…
in Polish wspólny…
in Spanish colectivo, mutuo…
in Portuguese conjunto, mútuo…
in German gemeinsam…
in Catalan conjunt…
in Japanese 合同の, 共同の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共有的,共享的, 共同的…
(Definition of joint adjective from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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