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Meaning of NOLLE PROSEQUI

Pronunciation:  'nâlee'prâsu`kwI

 
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: nol pros, nol. pros., nolle pros
 
 See Also: announce, declare, entry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nol"le pros"e*qui\ [L., to be unwilling to
prosecute.] (Law)
Will not prosecute; -- an entry on the record, denoting that
a plaintiff discontinues his suit, or the attorney for the
public a prosecution; either wholly, or as to some count, or
as to some of several defendants.

 

 

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