(also nol-pros , abbreviation nol. pros.)
verb (nolle pross, prossing, prossed)[with object] Law
Abandon or dismiss (a suit) by issuing a nolle prosequi.
- Montgomery County's administrative judge denied the motion at an Aug. 12 status hearing; the state consequently chose to nolle pros the charges rather than proceed to trial later that day.
- The prosecutor subsequently nolle prossed the charges on which the arrest was based.
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