nol–pros

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verb \ˈnäl-ˈpräs\

Definition of nol–pros

nol–prossed

nol–prossing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to discontinue by entering a nolle prosequi

Origin and Etymology of nol–pros

nolle prosequi


First Known Use: circa 1878


Law Dictionary

nol–pros

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verb \ˈnäl-ˈpräs, ˈnəl-\

Legal Definition of nol–pros

nol–prossed

nol–prossing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to discontinue by entering a nolle prosequi
  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to enter a nolle prosequi


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