Meaning of “nolo contendere” in the English Dictionary


"nolo contendere" in Business English

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nolo contenderenoun [ U ]

uk us LAW

in a court of law, a situation in which someone does not make an argument or explanation that can be used to prove that they are guilty of something :

A defendant may enter a plea of nolo contendere, in which he does not accept or deny responsibility for the charges.

(Definition of “nolo contendere” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)