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nihil dicit

noun ni·hil di·cit \ˈnī-əl-ˈdē-sit, ˈnī-hil-, ˈnē-hil-, -ˈdī-\

Legal Definition of nihil dicit

  1. 1 :  refusal or neglect by a defendant to plead or answer

  2. 2 :  a judgment rendered against a defendant who refuses or neglects to plead or answer

Origin and Etymology of nihil dicit

Latin, he says nothing


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