verb (prosses, prossing, prossed)[with object] US Law
Abandon or dismiss (a suit) by issuing a nolle prosequi: the case for sales would be nolle prossed
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of nolle pros in:
- The US English dictionary