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nisi

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adjective ni·si \ˈnī-ˌsī\

Definition of nisi

  1. :  taking effect at a specified time unless previously modified or avoided by cause shown, further proceedings, or a condition fulfilled <a decree nisi>



Origin and Etymology of nisi

Latin, unless, from ne- not + si if


First Known Use: circa 1836


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nisi

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adjective ni·si \ˈnī-ˌsī, ˈnē-sē\

Legal Definition of nisi

  1. :  taking effect at a later specified time unless previously modified or avoided by cause shown, further proceedings, or a condition fulfilled <an order nisi> — compare absolute



Origin and Etymology of nisi

Latin, unless


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