Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In law (properly de facto), in fact; in deed; by the act or fact.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb (Law) In fact; by the act or fact.
  • adverb (Law) See De facto.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb law in fact; by the act or fact

Etymologies

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Latin, ablative of factum deed, fact.

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