no contest

noun

Examples of no contest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Armorer Hannah Gutierrez, who has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter, and assistant producer David Halls, who pleaded no contest to negligent use of a weapon, were included as defendants in the suit. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 13 June 2024 Rios pleaded no contest to a charge of misdemeanor menacing. Colleen Slevin, The Denver Post, 5 June 2024 The two pleaded no contest to charges of aggravated murder and abuse of a corpse on Tuesday, June 4, according to a news release from the prosecutor’s office, WJW reported. Jennifer Rodriguez, Kansas City Star, 5 June 2024 Soliz pleaded no contest, served 90 days in jail and was sentenced to two years probation. Martha Ross, Hartford Courant, 7 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for no contest 

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of no contest was in 1931

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“No contest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20contest. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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no contest

noun
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