Pronunciation: (in"tur-plēd'), [key]
—v.i., -plead•ed or -pleadPronunciation: (-pled') [key]or -pled, -plead•ing. Law.
1. to litigate with each other in order to determine which of two parties is the rightful claimant against a third party.
2. to bring two or more claimants before a court to determine which of them is entitled to a claim that a third party recognizes.
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