[ nikst ]


, Informal.
  1. vetoed, scrapped, denied, or discontinued; prevented from proceeding:

    The nixed trade deal means a less competitive environment in the construction sector.

    One of the nixed Facebook pages had more than one million followers.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of nix 1.
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Word History and Origins

Origin of nixed1

First recorded in 1920–25, for an earlier sense; nix 1( def ) + -ed 2( def ) for the adjective; nix 1( def ) + -ed 1( def ) for the verb
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Example Sentences

A group of Maryland business groups is launching a campaign Tuesday to persuade state lawmakers to nix a pioneering tax on digital ads.

That report doesn’t necessarily nix the magnetar explanation, especially since FAST wasn’t observing during the moment that FRB 200428 was detected.

Others – including Garcia and 36-year-old North Park resident Chris Moles – were more optimistic about what nixing the height limit could mean for the neighborhood.

He thanked those who advocated nixing SROs, because their arguments forced him to think more deeply about the issue.

Sure, the coronavirus pandemic nixed the live audience, but the nerves were still there.

But Tarantino nixed that idea, instead choosing to have the contents be whatever you want it to be.

That was nixed because it was thought that voters could be less likely to say no to an invitation to agree to something.

So they temporarily nixed that spending until the command could explain itself and re-apply for the money in the next year.

By the end of September, both networks had nixed their Hillary projects.

But the fast food chain quickly nixed the idea as the Filet-o-Fish gained popularity.