Definition of "non-suit"
  1. A judgment made by the judge to dismiss a lawsuit when the plaintiff either doesn't proceed to trial at the predetermined time or fails to present sufficient evidence to support their case
How to use "non-suit" in a sentence
  1. In the negligence lawsuit, the judge considered a non-suit after the plaintiff failed to appear for the trial.
  2. The lawyer argued for a non-suit when the plaintiff could not provide enough evidence.
  3. Due to the lack of substantial proof, the judge might declare a non-suit, thereby dismissing the case.

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