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noun [countable] legal British     decree nisi pronunciation in British English
/dɪˌkriː ˈnaɪsaɪ/
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singulardecree nisi
pluraldecrees nisi
  1. an order made by a court of law that says a marriage will end on a particular date unless someone can show that there is a good reason not to end it
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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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