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Meaning of nonsuit

non•suit

Pronunciation: (non-st'), [key]
— Law. Law.
—n.
  1. a judgment given against a plaintiff who neglects to prosecute, or who fails to show a legal cause of action or to bring sufficient evidence.
—v.t.
  1. to subject to a nonsuit.
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