nolle prosequi

Definitions of nolle prosequi
1

n an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed

Synonyms:
nol pros
Type of:
entry
an item inserted in a written record

v drop prosecution of by entering a nolle prosequi in the court records

Synonyms:
nol.pros., nolle pros
Type of:
drop, knock off
stop pursuing or acting

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