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Taking effect at a specified date only if no cause is shown for modification during the interim: a decree nisi.
(Law) (postpositive) law (of a court order) coming into effect on a specified date unless cause is shown within a certain period why it should not: a decree nisi.
[C19: from Latin: unless, if not]
ni•si(ˈnaɪ saɪ, ˈni si)
Law. scheduled to become final on a particular date: a decree nisi.
[< Latin: if not, unless (conjunction)]