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non prosequitur

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noun non pro·se·qui·tur \ˌnän-prə-ˈse-kwə-tər, ˌnōn-\

Definition of non prosequitur

  1. :  a judgment entered against a plaintiff for failure to appear to prosecute a suit



Origin of non prosequitur

Late Latin, he does not prosecute


First Known Use: 1768


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