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decree nisi

Line breaks: de¦cree nisi
Pronunciation: /dɪˌkriː ˈnʌɪsʌɪ/

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Definition of decree nisi in English:

noun (plural decrees nisi)

English Law
An order by a court of law stating the date on which a marriage will end unless a good reason not to grant a divorce is produced.

Origin

late 19th century: Latin nisi 'unless'.

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