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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of non prosequitur: sometimes used as a verb: to fail to prosecute; let drop: said of a suit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow to be dropped (said of a suit); to enter judgment against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute).
  • An abbreviation of non prosequitur.

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  • verb To decline or fail to prosecute; to allow (a lawsuit) to be dropped.
  • verb To enter judgement against (a plaintiff who fails to prosecute).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)

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