[non proh-sek-wi-ter] /ˌnɒn proʊˈsɛk wɪ tər/

noun, Law.
a judgment entered against the plaintiff in a suit when the plaintiff does not appear in court to prosecute it.
/ˈnɒn prəʊˈsɛkwɪtə/
(law) (formerly) a judgment in favour of a defendant when the plaintiff failed to take the necessary steps in an action within the time allowed Compare nolle prosequi


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