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English noun: nolle prosequi

1. nolle prosequi (communication) an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed


Synonymsnol pros


Broader (hypernym)entry


English verb: nolle prosequi

1. nolle prosequi (change) drop prosecution of by entering a nolle prosequi in the court records


SamplesThey nolle prossed the charge.


Synonymsnol.pros., nolle pros


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)drop, knock off









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