HyperDic: decree_nisi

English > 1 sense of the expression decree nisi:
NOUNcommunicationdecree nisia decree issued on a first petition for divorce
English > decree nisi: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderdecree, edict, fiat, order, rescriptA legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Catalanordre preliminar de divorci

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