Definition of nolle pros in English:

nolle pros

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Pronunciation: /ˌnɒlɪ ˈprɒs
, ˈprəʊs/

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
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    • 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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