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sev·er·al / ˈsev(ə)rəl/ • adj. & pron. more than two but not many: [as adj.] the author of several books | [as pron.] Van Gogh was just one of several artists who gathered at Auvers several of his friends attended. • adj. separate or respective: the two levels of government sort out their several responsibilities. ∎  Law applied or regarded separately. Often contrasted with joint. DERIVATIVES: sev·er·al·ly adv.

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SEVERAL

Separate; individual; independent.

In this sense, the word several is distinguished from joint. When applied to a number of persons, the expression severally liable usually implies that each person is liable alone.

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Joint and Several Liability.

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