[noh-loh kuh n-ten-duh-ree] /ˈnoʊ loʊ kənˈtɛn də ri/
(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.
(law, mainly US) a plea made by a defendant to a criminal charge having the same effect in those proceedings as a plea of guilty but not precluding him from denying the charge in a subsequent action
in law, a plea by the defendant in a criminal prosecution of not contending a conviction as though a guilty plea had been entered but not admitting guilt; also called nolo
L. lit. I do not wish to contend
Latin, literally “I do not wish to contend.” A plea that admits no guilt but subjects the defendant to judgment.
nolo contendere [(noh-loh kuhn-ten-duh-ree, kuhn-ten-duh-ray)]
A plea that can be entered in a criminal or civil case, by which an accused person neither admits guilt nor proclaims innocence of a charge. Nolo contendere is Latin for “I do not wish to contend.”
[noh-looz] /ˈnoʊˈluz/ adjective, Informal. 1. noting or pertaining to a situation or condition in which one is certain of success or benefit.
[nol-pros] /ˌnɒlˈprɒs/ verb (used with object), nol-prossed, nol-prossing. Law. 1. to end by a nolle prosequi. Law. 1. . abbreviation 1. nolle prosequi nolle prosequi
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[nol-yuh-dahr] /ˈnɒl yəˌdɑr/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of methyprylon.