Definition of nolle pros in English:

nolle pros

verbprosses, prossing, prossed

[with object]Us Law
  • Abandon or dismiss (a suit) by issuing a nolle prosequi.

    ‘the case for sales would be nolle prossed’
    • ‘Montgomery County's administrative judge denied the motion at an Aug. 12 status hearing; the state consequently chose to nolle pros the charges rather than proceed to trial later that day.’
    • ‘The prosecutor subsequently nolle prossed the charges on which the arrest was based.’

Pronunciation

nolle pros

/ˌnɒlɪ ˈprɒs/ /ˈprəʊs/