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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

Origin and Etymology of pro confesso

Latin


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