non vult contendere

noun
non vult con·​ten·​dere | \ ˈnän-ˈvəlt-kən-ˈten-də-rē, ˈnōn-ˈvu̇lt-kȯn-ˈten-de-ˌrā\

Legal Definition of non vult contendere

: nolo contendere

called also non vult

History and Etymology for non vult contendere

Latin, he or she does not wish to contend

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