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nix

verb \ ˈniks \

Definition of nix

: veto, reject
  • the court nixed the merger

Examples of nix in a Sentence

  1. our supervisor nixed my request to work from home, if only on a trial basis

  2. movie audiences have effectively nixed the idea of the reviving the old-fashioned western by emphatically ignoring this latest effort

Origin and Etymology of nix

see 3nix

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nix

adverb

Definition of nix

: no used to express disagreement or the withholding of permission often used with on
  • they said nix on our plan

Origin and Etymology of nix

see 3nix

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nix

noun

Definition of nix

: nothing
  • There's a whole day's work for nix.

Origin and Etymology of nix

German nichts nothing

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nix

noun

Definition of nix

: a water sprite of Germanic folklore

Origin and Etymology of nix

German, from Old High German nihhus; akin to Old English nicor water monster and perhaps to Greek nizein to wash

NIX Defined for English Language Learners

nix

Definition of nix for English Language Learners

  • : to refuse to accept or allow (something) : to say no to (something, such as a suggestion or plan)



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