- plural form of nonpro
(third-person singular simple present nonprosses, present participle nonprossing, simple past and past participle nonprossed)
- Alternative form of non-pros.
- The plaintiffs not appearing, the writ of error was nonprossed.
(third-person singular simple present non-prosses, present participle non-prossing, simple past and past participle non-prossed)
- To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow (a lawsuit) to be dropped.
- To enter judgement against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute).
Variant of non prosequitur
Origin of non prosequiturClassical Latin literally , he does not prosecute