no•lo con•ten•de•re

Pronunciation: (nō'lō kun-ten'du-rē), [key] Law.
(in a criminal case) a defendant's pleading that does not admit guilt but subjects him or her to punishment as though a guilty plea had been entered, the determination of guilt remaining open in other proceedings. Also,nolo.

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nolle prosequinol-pros
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