order pro confesso

noun

Definition of order pro confesso

: an order in U.S. equity practice that takes a bill as confessed for want of appearance or want of answer

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“Order pro confesso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/order%20pro%20confesso. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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