in fact; by the act or fact
Origin: [L., ablative of factum deed, fact.]
The numerical value of facto in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of facto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Since Russia annexed Crimea, the de facto authorities are using a vast array of bully boy tactics to crack down on dissent.
We are already in one regime, the government doesn't plan to stop this de facto annexation and the Palestinian Authority has no strategy to stop it.
There is also a concern for the long-term solidity of this representation __ maybe embedding some form of permanent power for clerics in the constitution or some de facto Taliban-controlled paramilitary force.
We need leadership in Washington again that understands that closing down the government isn't the right thing to do, when you're hired to govern, and you close down the government, it seems to me a de facto failure.
One main reason the US has been able to prevent its currency and economy from collapsing, despite the latest wars, huge debt and massive currency printing, is because the dollar is the de-facto standard for international trade and reserve currency.
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