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NOLLE PROSEQUI

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nolle prosequi mean? 

NOLLE PROSEQUI (noun)
  The noun NOLLE PROSEQUI has 1 sense:

1. an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed

  Familiarity information: NOLLE PROSEQUI used as a noun is very rare.


NOLLE PROSEQUI (verb)
  The verb NOLLE PROSEQUI has 1 sense:

1. declare that a legal case will not be prosecuted

  Familiarity information: NOLLE PROSEQUI used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NOLLE PROSEQUI (noun)


Sense 1nolle prosequi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

nol pros; nolle prosequi

Hypernyms ("nolle prosequi" is a kind of...):

entry (an item inserted in a written record)


NOLLE PROSEQUI (verb)


Sense 1nolle prosequi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Declare that a legal case will not be prosecuted

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

nol. pros.; nolle pros; nolle prosequi

Hypernyms (to "nolle prosequi" is one way to...):

announce; declare (announce publicly or officially)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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