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nisi prius

  

      n  
1      (English legal history)  
a    a direction that a case be brought up to Westminster for trial before a single judge and a jury  
b    the writ giving this direction  
c    trial before the justices taking the assizes  
2    (in the U.S.) a court where civil actions are tried by a single judge sitting with a jury as distinguished from an appellate court  
     (C15: from Latin: unless previously)  
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nisi  
      adj   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)  


decree nisi  
      n   a provisional decree, esp. in divorce proceedings, which will later be made absolute unless cause is shown why it should not  
   Compare       decree absolute  
nisi prius  
      n  
1      (English legal history)  
a    a direction that a case be brought up to Westminster for trial before a single judge and a jury  
b    the writ giving this direction  
c    trial before the justices taking the assizes  
2    (in the U.S.) a court where civil actions are tried by a single judge sitting with a jury as distinguished from an appellate court  
     (C15: from Latin: unless previously)  

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decree nisi, Nisei, Nis, NII

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