pro confesso

Definition of "pro confesso"
  1. A Latin legal term used to imply that a claim or assertion has been implicitly admitted or confessed
How to use "pro confesso" in a sentence
  1. When a party does not respond to a lawsuit, courts typically treat it as pro confesso.
  2. If you don't appear in court when summoned, your absence can be taken as pro confesso, meaning the claim against you can be assumed to be true.
  3. The defendant did not defend against the allegations, so the judge considered the case pro confesso.

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