[nol-ee pros-i-kwahy, -kwee] /ˈnɒl i ˈprɒs ɪˌkwaɪ, -ˌkwi/
an entry made upon the records of a court when the plaintiff or prosecutor will proceed no further in a suit or action.
Abbreviation: nol. pros.
(law) an entry made on the court record when the plaintiff in a civil suit or prosecutor in a criminal prosecution undertakes not to continue the action or prosecution Compare non prosequitur
formal notice to a plaintiff that the prosecutor will not continue a suit, Latin, literally “to be unwilling to pursue.” The verb nolle-pross is attested from 1880.
[noh-loh] /ˈnoʊ loʊ/ noun, plural nolos. Informal. 1. . noun See nolo contendere nolo contendere
[noh-lohd] /ˈnoʊˌloʊd/ adjective 1. (of a mutual fund or its shares) free of any sales charges.
[noh-loh kuh n-ten-duh-ree] /ˈnoʊ loʊ kənˈtɛn də ri/ noun, Law. 1. (in a criminal case) a defendant’s pleading that does not admit guilt but subjects him or her to punishment as though a guilty plea had been entered, the determination of guilt remaining open in other proceedings. /ˈnəʊləʊ kɒnˈtɛndərɪ/ noun 1. (law, mainly US) a […]
[noh-looz] /ˈnoʊˈluz/ adjective, Informal. 1. noting or pertaining to a situation or condition in which one is certain of success or benefit.