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

Origin and Etymology of nisi

Latin, unless, from ne- not + si if


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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

Origin and Etymology of nisi

Latin, unless


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