nisi

adjective
ni·si | \ˈnī-ˌsī \

Definition of nisi 

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

First Known Use of nisi

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nisi

Latin, unless, from ne- not + si if

Latin, unless

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nisi

adjective
ni·si | \ˈnī-ˌsī, ˈnē-sē \

Legal Definition of nisi 

: 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

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