verb (used with object), non-prossed, non-prossing. Law.
to adjudge (a plaintiff) in default.
short for non prosequitur
verb -prosses, -prossing, -prossed
(transitive) to enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff)
Latin non prosequitur (he or she does not follow up)
[non proh-sek-wi-ter] /ˌnɒn proʊˈsɛk wɪ tər/ noun, Law. 1. a judgment entered against the plaintiff in a suit when the plaintiff does not appear in court to prosecute it. /ˈnɒn prəʊˈsɛkwɪtə/ noun 1. (law) (formerly) a judgment in favour of a defendant when the plaintiff failed to take the necessary steps in an action within […]
[pros-pekt] /ˈprɒs pɛkt/ noun 1. Usually, prospects. 2. anticipation; expectation; a looking forward. 3. something in view as a source of profit. 4. a potential or likely customer, client, etc. 5. a potential or likely candidate. 6. a view, especially of scenery; scene. 7. outlook or view over a region or in a particular direction. […]
- Nonprotein nitrogen
nonprotein nitrogen non·pro·tein nitrogen (nŏn-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn) n. Abbr. NPN The nitrogen content of substances other than protein in blood, tissues, and waste materials.
[pruh-vizh-uh-nl] /prəˈvɪʒ ə nl/ adjective, Also, provisionary [pruh-vizh-uh-ner-ee] /prəˈvɪʒ əˌnɛr i/ (Show IPA), (for defs 1, 2). 1. or serving for the time being only; existing only until permanently or properly replaced; temporary: a provisional government. 2. accepted or adopted tentatively; conditional; probationary. 3. (usually initial capital letter) of or being the wing of the […]