Pro confesso


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(Law) taken as confessed. The action of a court of equity on that portion of the pleading in a particular case which the pleading on the other side does not deny.

See also: Pro

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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refuse to take [the oath to clere himselfe], he is holden pro confesso
not a per se conviction as was the case with the pro confesso rule),