nonpros
transitive verb (nonprossed; nonprossing) Etymology: non prosequitur Date: 1755 to enter a non prosequitur against

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  • nonpros — non·pros /ˌnän präs/ vt non·prossed, non·pros·sing: to enter a non prosequitur against Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • nonpros — non·pros (nŏnʹprŏsʹ) tr.v. non·prossed, non·pros·sing, non·pros·ses To enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff).   [Short for non prosequitur.] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonpros — non·pros …   English syllables

  • 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

  • nonpro — /non proh /, n., pl. nonpros, adj. Informal. nonprofessional. [see NON , PRO2] * * * …   Universalium

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