Definitions for facto

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Facto(adverb)

    in fact; by the act or fact

  2. Origin: [L., ablative of factum deed, fact.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    This will de facto close the discussion.

  2. Amnesty International Director:

    Since Russia annexed Crimea, the de facto authorities are using a vast array of bully boy tactics to crack down on dissent.

  3. Petro Poroshenko:

    De jure we are not allies, but de facto we are much more than partners. Ukraine is the most eastern outpost of the Euro-Atlantic area.

  4. Menachem Klein:

    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.

  5. Ian Storey:

    If naval and other ships from other countries, including the U.S. would be obliged to use and log them, it could be taken as de facto recognition of China's sovereignty.

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