rule nisi

noun

Definition of rule nisi

: a rule or order upon condition that is to become absolute unless cause is shown to the contrary

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First Known Use of rule nisi

1738, in the meaning defined above

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“Rule nisi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rule%20nisi. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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