Definition of nemine contradicente in US English:

nemine contradicente


  • A declaration or vote of general agreement; a statement that something has been passed nemine contradicente.


  • Especially with reference to a motion carried: (with) no one speaking (or voting) against; = "nem. con" Also (occasionally) as adjective.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Ames (d. 1692). From nemine contradicente<br>mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Davies (1625–1693), translator. From post-classical Latin nemine contradicente ‘(with) no one speaking against’ (classical Latin has the phrase contrādīcente nullō), ablative absolute phrase from classical Latin nēmine, ablative of nēmō no one + contrādīcente, ablative of present participle of contrādīcere.