What does fait accompli mean?

Definitions for fait accompli
fɛ ta kɔ̃ˈpli; fɛ za kɔ̃ˈplifait ac·com·pli

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fait accompli.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fait accompli, accomplished fact(noun)

    an irreversible accomplishment

Wiktionary

  1. fait accompli(Noun)

    An accomplished fact, something that has already occurred; a done deal.

    Etymology: From fait accompli, from fait + accompli.

How to pronounce fait accompli?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say fait accompli in sign language?

  1. faitaccompli

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fait accompli in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fait accompli in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fait accompli in a Sentence

  1. Erik Gordon:

    Because of the Monsanto Co President’s remark, Bayer’s CEO now has to fight a battle on two fronts, negotiating a deal with Monsanto Co while also trying to keep his shareholders onboard, it can be an easier pitch to investors when they know they can no longer influence negotiations, and a deal is presented as fait accompli.

  2. Kristina Hooper:

    Phase one had been considered a fait accompli, and it's not and that's becoming clear.

  3. Acting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We would neither allow Turkey to face a fait accompli nor would we plunge it into an adventure.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    We need to be very careful. Democracy is the issue, and democracy ought to be the means by which we decide these issues, rather than secret negotiations resulting in a fait accompli being presented to us.

  5. Sung Won Sohn:

    A mid-year lift-off in the interest rate is fait accompli ... there was good news on many fronts.

Images & Illustrations of fait accompli

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