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Meaning of NOL. PROS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed
  2. [v]  declare that a legal case will not be prosecuted
 
 Synonyms: nolle pros, nolle prosequi, nolle prosequi
 
 See Also: announce, declare, entry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nol. pros.\
    An abbrev. of {Nolle prosequi}.
    
    
  2. \Nol`-pros"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {-prossed}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {-prossing}.]
    To discontinue by entering a nolle prosequi; to decline to
    prosecute.
    
    
 

 

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