from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An accomplished, presumably irreversible deed or fact.
from The Century Dictionary.
- A fact accomplished; a thing done; a scheme already carried into execution.
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- noun An accomplished fact, something that has already occurred; a
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- noun an irreversible accomplishment
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : fait, fact + accompli, accomplished.]
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From French fait accompli ("an accomplished fact"), from fait ("a fact") + accompli ("accomplished").
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