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nex·us

 (nĕk′səs)
n. pl. nexus or nex·us·es
1. A means of connection; a link or tie: "this nexus between New York's ... real-estate investors and its ... politicians" (Wall Street Journal).
2. A connected series or group.
3. The core or center: "The real nexus of the money culture [was] Wall Street" (Bill Barol).

[Latin, from past participle of nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

nexus

(ˈnɛksəs)
n, pl nexus
1. a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond
2. a connected group or series
[C17: from Latin: a binding together, from nectere to bind]

nex•us

(ˈnɛk səs)

n., pl. nex•us•es, nex•us.
1. a means of connection; tie; link.
2. a connected series or group.
3. the core or center, as of a matter or situation.
4. a specialized area of the cell membrane involved in intercellular communication and adhesion.
[1655–65; < Latin nexus a binding, joining, fastening, derivative of nect(ere) to bind, fasten]

Nexus

 a connected group or series, 1850.
Example: nexus of matrimonial excesses.—BBC, 23 April 1983.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nexus - the means of connection between things linked in seriesnexus - the means of connection between things linked in series
linkage - an associative relation
2.nexus - a connected series or group
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

nexus

noun connection, link, tie, bond, junction, joining The nexus between drugs, prostitution and corruption is universal.

nexus

noun
That which unites or binds:
Translations
central

nexus

[ˈneksəs] Nnexo m

nexus

nVerknüpfung f, → Verkettung f

nex·us

n. nexo, conexión, unión.
References in classic literature ?
It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his "natural superiors," and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest, than callous "cash payment.
It is possible to understand that Napoleon had power and so events occurred; with some effort one may even conceive that Napoleon together with other influences was the cause of an event; but how a book, Le Contrat social, had the effect of making Frenchmen begin to drown one another cannot be understood without an explanation of the causal nexus of this new force with the event.
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This examination requires a review of certain constitutional principles, specifically the "twin nexus" requirements, so that one of those twins, transactional nexus, can be disregarded and the other twin, presence nexus, can be isolated and analyzed in terms of quantity (or magnitude) and quality (or nature).
While the definition of nexus may sound simple, states interpret it differently.
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State courts differ in their interpretation of "substantial nexus.
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