no contest
noun Date: 1952 nolo contendere

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  • no contest — no con·test n: nolo contendere Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. no contest …   Law dictionary

  • No contest — may refer to: Nolo contendere, a plea in a criminal court case (also known as no contest) No contest (boxing), a decision at a sporting event (especially boxing) No Contest (film) a film starring Shannon Tweed This disambiguation page lists… …   Wikipedia

  • no-contest — ● no contest, no contests nom masculin (anglais no contest) En boxe, décision prise par l arbitre lorsque, à la suite de circonstances indépendantes de la responsabilité des adversaires et du contrôle de l arbitre, le combat ne peut être… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • no contest — ► no contest a decision to declare a boxing match invalid on the grounds that one or both of the boxers are not making serious efforts. Main Entry: ↑contest …   English terms dictionary

  • no contest — no con·test loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nel pugilato, verdetto dell arbitro che dichiara il combattimento non avvenuto per abbandono o squalifica di entrambi gli atleti; anche loc.inter. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • no contest — noun : nolo contendere * * * Law. See nolo contendere. * * * no contest mainly spoken phrase used for emphasizing that it is obvious who will win in a situation where different people, companies, teams etc are competing Jessie is the fastest, no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • no contest — one player or team wins easily, hands down    Compare the speed of light to the speed of sound. It s no contest …   English idioms

  • no contest — mainly spoken used for emphasizing that it is obvious who will win in a situation where different people, companies, teams etc are competing Jessie is the fastest, no contest …   English dictionary

  • no-contest — /noʊ ˈkɒntɛst/ (say noh kontest) noun a competition in which one competitor is vastly superior to the other …   Australian English dictionary

  • no contest — 1》 chiefly US another term for nolo contendere. 2》 a decision to declare a boxing match invalid on the grounds that one or both of the boxers are not making serious efforts.     ↘a competition or comparison of which the outcome is a foregone… …   English new terms dictionary

  • no contest — noun A plea in a criminal case which means that the defendant admits no guilt but is no longer contesting the charges brought against him/her …   Wiktionary

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