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- adv. in fact; by the act or fact
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In fact; by the act or fact.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In law (properly de facto), in fact; in deed; by the act or fact.
Latin, ablative of factum deed, fact. (Wiktionary)