non-pros

[ non-pros ]
/ ˌnɒnˈprɒs /

verb (used with object), non-prossed, non-pros·sing. Law.

to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default.

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Origin of non-pros

First recorded in 1665–75; shortened form of non prosequitur

Definition for non-pros (2 of 2)

non pros.

non prosequitur.
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British Dictionary definitions for non-pros (1 of 2)

non-pros
/ (ˌnɒnˈprɒs) /

noun

short for non prosequitur

verb -prosses, -prossing or -prossed

(tr) to enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff)

British Dictionary definitions for non-pros (2 of 2)

non pros.
/ law /

abbreviation for

non prosequitur
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