ni·si /'nī-ˌsī, 'nē-sē/ adj [Latin, unless]: 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

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

(Latin) Unless; used to describe an order, judgment, etc., that will take effect unless some specific thing happens.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

adj. Latin Of an ex parte decision or ruling, that it is valid unless opposed by the adverse party.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Nisi — Ni si, conj. [L.] Unless; if not; used mostly in law. [1913 Webster] Note: In legal proceedings, this word is used to indicate that any order, etc., shall take effect at a given time, unless before that time the order, etc., in modified, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nisi — (Garázon,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Mulopotamos, Garázon, 74054, Греция …   Каталог отелей

  • Nisi — (lat.), wenn nicht; daher ein Nisi, eine bedenkliche Bedingung; Nisi quid novi (d.h. außer wenn etwas Neues), Rechtsausdruck für: der Beklagte müßte denn neue Beweise zu den Acten bringen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • nisi — Nisi, Faire obliger sous nisi, ou sur peine de sentence d excommuniment, Animas hominum pignerari stygiis nexibus. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Nisi — Nisi, lat., wenn nicht; n. quid novi, Rechtsformel: wenn der Beklagte keine neuen Rechtsgründe beibringen kann …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • nisi — [nī′sī΄] conj. [L < ne , not (see NO1) + si, if (see SO1)] unless: used in law after decree, order, etc. to indicate that it shall take permanent effect at a specified time unless cause is shown why it should not, or unless it is changed by… …   English World dictionary

  • Nisi — Demande de traduction Nishi people → Nisi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nisi — For other uses, see Nisi (disambiguation). Nisi ben Menasseh or Nisi ben Moses was a Jewish Turkic ruler of the Khazars mentioned in the Khazar Correspondence. He probably reigned in the mid to late 9th century CE. Little is known about his reign …   Wikipedia

  • Nisi — 1. Wenn das Nisi nicht wäre, so wäre jeder voll Ehre. *2. Das hat ein Nisi. – Fischer, Psalter, 79, 1. Anstand, Bedenken, Schwierigkeit. *3. Es steckt ein Nisi dahinter. Die Sache hat einen ⇨ Haken(s.d.). Lat.: Omne quare habet suum quia. (Chaos …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • nisi —   a. conj. unless .    ♦ decree nisi, order, especially of divorce, to become effective at certain future time, unless reasons against it appear in the meantime.    ♦ nisi prius,    unless before ; formerly, writ summoning jurors to Westminster… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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