Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To enter a judgment of non prosequitur against (a plaintiff).

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  • noun Plural form of nonpro.
  • verb Alternative form of non-pros.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for non prosequitur.]

Examples

  • Seamless performances by mostly nonpros add vividness to Seidl's dark vision, though pic's unflinching and exploitative use of real-life geriatric patients borders on the cruel.

    GreenCine Daily: Cannes. Import/Export.

  • After almost a year of constant media attention, the public had relegated each member of the Newton dozen to one of three subgroups-the nonpros, consisting of the two scientists and two journalists; the military troika; and the five cosmonauts who did most of the skilled work during the mission.

    Rama Revisited

  • Bring your action, and observe how finely I will _nonpros_ you: or reduce you to a _nolle prosequi_.

    The Adventures of Hugh Trevor

  • "Masterchef," where nonpros compete before a panel of judges, including Ramsey.

    Variety.com

  • "Masterchef," where nonpros compete before a panel of judges, including Ramsey.

    Variety.com

  • The cost of making a movie or TV show used to be an insurmountable barrier to entry for nonpros, but the dawn of YouTube and the high-def digital videocamera changed all that.

    Variety.com

  • Hmong roles were filled by nonpros and quite adequately so.

    Variety.com

  • But what it lacks in showbiz buzz it makes up for in fandemonium among nonpros.

    Variety.com

  • Valeria Gaia Germanika 's docu roots, the film features highly convincing perfs by three teenage nonpros, whose big mouths and Siberia-sized chutzpah bring chaos to their parents, peers and ultimately one another. "

    GreenCine Daily

  • Seamless performances by mostly nonpros add vividness to Seidl's dark vision, though pic's unflinching and exploitative use of real-life geriatric patients borders on the cruel. "

    GreenCine Daily

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