HyperDic: non_vult

English > 1 sense of the expression non vult:
NOUNcommunicationnon vult, nolo contendere(law) an answer of 'no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects / subjects him to conviction
English > non vult: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(law) an answer of 'no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects / subjects him to conviction.
Synonymnolo contendere
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
BroaderanswerThe principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint
Spanishnolo contendere
Catalannolo contendere

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