the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
one who is called upon to answer a summons or other proceeding jointly with another
In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kō-re-spond′ent, n. (law) a man charged with adultery, and proceeded against along with the wife, who is the respondent.
The numerical value of co-respondent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of co-respondent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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I believe the real reason for my dismissal was to deflect attention from the respondent's (RBS's) own admitted failures.
I'm trying to paint a picture of the bank at the time and why my actions were normal across the industry and at the respondent (Citi) ... It shows the information-sharing practices that I have been criticised for was a common practice.
In the court of reason man is always a claimant and God is always a respondent. The original intention of the reason for creation of God is to make Him as a respondent as and when the need arises. Hence when a man is in trouble his reason tries to save him by acting as an arbitrator; the reason sitting as sole judge asks the man for his claims and makes the God to respond.
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