Definition of nisi in English:
(Of a decree, order, or rule) that takes effect or is valid only after certain conditions are met: an order nisi See also decree nisi.
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- Certainly, insofar as the order nisi seeks writs of mandamus and certiorari, it is outside of the time limit.
- It does, in my argument or my submission, give rise to a proper application for an order nisi for mandamus.
- This Court will not hear applications for orders nisi comprising three Justices.
Mid 19th century: from Latin, literally 'unless'.
Words that rhyme with nisiMasai • narcissi • prophesy
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