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 non-prossed. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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-pros — /non pros /, v.t., non prossed, non prossing. Law. to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default. [1665 75; shortened form of NON PROSEQUITUR] * * * …   Universalium

  • non-pros — [nän′präs′] vt. non prossed, non prossing to enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff or the plaintiff s suit) …   English World dictionary

  • non-pros — /non pros /, v.t., non prossed, non prossing. Law. to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default. [1665 75; shortened form of NON PROSEQUITUR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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