Nonprossed
Non-pros Non`-pros", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nonprossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Non-prossing}.] To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow to be dropped (said of a suit); to enter judgment against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute); as, the plaintiff was non-prossed. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonpros — (ˈ) ̷ ̷+|präs transitive verb (nonprossed ; nonprossed ; nonprossing ; nonprosses) Etymology: from non pros, abbreviation of non prosequitur : to enter a non prosequitur against …   Useful english dictionary

  • Non-pros — v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nonprossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Non prossing}.] To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow to be dropped (said of a suit); to enter judgment against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute); as, the plaintiff was non prossed. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Non-prossing — Non pros Non pros , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nonprossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Non prossing}.] To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow to be dropped (said of a suit); to enter judgment against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute); as, the plaintiff was …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonpros — transitive verb (nonprossed; nonprossing) Etymology: non prosequitur Date: 1755 to enter a non prosequitur against …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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