nonpros

verb

non·​pros ˌnän-ˈpräs How to pronounce nonpros (audio)
nonprossed; nonprossing

transitive verb

: to enter a non prosequitur against

Word History

Etymology

non prosequitur

First Known Use

1755, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonpros was in 1755

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“Nonpros.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpros. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

nonpros

transitive verb
non·​pros ˌnän-ˈpräs How to pronounce nonpros (audio)
nonprossed; nonprossing
: to enter a non prosequitur against
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