No contest

No contest,

Definition of No contest:

  1. Plea in a criminal case that the accused will not contest the facts on which the charge is based. Though it is comparable to a plea of guilt in authorizing a court to punish the accused, it does not constitute an admission of guilt and is generally aimed at preventing lawsuits that may arise from admission. Also called nolo contendere.

  2. A plea by which a defendant in a criminal prosecution accepts conviction but does not plead or admit guilt.

  3. A decision by the referee to declare a boxing match invalid on the grounds that one or both of the boxers are not making serious efforts.

How to use No contest in a sentence?

  1. In their first meeting Aug.28, 1998 in Las Vegas, the fight ended in the fourth round as a no contest when the referee the fighters from a clinch on the ropes.
  2. When the Olympic gold medalist cyclist entered the bike race in my local town, I proved to be no contest for him and was left far behind him within minutes of the race beginning.
  3. He pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts.
  4. He pleaded no contest in the hearings and then was actually not sentenced and received only probation, which made him happy.
  5. Sometimes if you know you will lose the case but do not want to plead guilty it is better to plead no contest .

Meaning of No contest & No contest Definition