non-pros

non-pros

[non-pros]
verb (used with object), non-prossed, non-prossing. Law.
to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default.

Origin:
1665–75; shortened form of non prosequitur

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non-pros (ˌnɒnˈprɒs)
 
n
1.  short for non prosequitur
 
vb , -prosses, -prossing, -prossed
2.  (tr) to enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff)

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