Definition of nolle pros in English:

nolle pros

(also nol-pros, nol. pros.)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Law
  • Abandon or dismiss (a suit) by issuing a nolle prosequi.

    • ‘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

/ˌnôl ˈpräs/