joint liability

Definition of "joint liability"
  1. A situation where two or more individuals are held accountable for a debt, claim or legal judgment
How to use "joint liability" in a sentence
  1. Due to joint liability, both partners were made to pay off the company's debt.
  2. Under the concept of joint liability, all tenants were held accountable for the property damages.
  3. Their joint liability meant they had equal responsibilities toward the bank loan.

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