pro confesso

adverb
pro con·​fes·​so | \ ˌprō-kən-ˈfe-sō \

Legal Definition of pro confesso

: as though confessed the plaintiff's pleadings were taken pro confesso since the defendant did not appear — see also decree pro confesso at decree

History and Etymology for pro confesso

Latin

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“Pro confesso.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/pro%20confesso. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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