De facto

De facto,

Definition of De facto:

  1. Existing in fact, or having actual effect, force, or possession whether or not it is formal, legitimate, moral, or rightful. Used usually as an opposite of de jure. Latin for, in fact or of fact.

  2. Denoting someone or something that is such in fact.

  3. In fact, or in effect, whether by right or not.

Synonyms of De facto

In practice, In effect, In fact, In reality, Really, Actually, In actuality, Absolute, Actual, Actually, Authentic, Factual, For real, Genuine, Genuinely, Historical, Honest-to-God, Positive, Real, Really, Substantial, True, Truly, Undeniable, Veritable, Veritably, Actual, Existing, Existent, Real, Effective

How to use De facto in a sentence?

  1. My mother had irrationally decided that I was a de facto criminal for taking the muffins out of the oven before they were thoroughly baked.
  2. The island has been de facto divided into two countries.
  3. A de facto one-party system.
  4. There was a regulatory agency specifically devoted to regulating the industry, but as it was almost powerless, the industry was de facto unregulated.
  5. When the teacher failed to respond to the students request to submitting the homework assignment a day late, the student assumed this was de facto approval of his request for an extension.

Meaning of De facto & De facto Definition

De Facto,

What is De Facto?

De Facto means, Latin exists with or without legal claims or in reality.

Literal Meanings of De Facto


Meanings of De:
  1. Defensive performance

  2. Delaware (in official use)

De Facto,

How To Define De Facto?

You can define De Facto as, Latin really or really exists, with or without cases.

Literal Meanings of De Facto


Meanings of De:
  1. (Formation of verbs and their derivatives) decreases.

  2. (Included in verbs and their derivatives) Indicates elimination or reversal.

  3. Training displays.

  4. (Former UK) Department of Labor.

Sentences of De
  1. the floor

  2. Insult

  3. Question

De Facto,

What is The Definition of De Facto?

Latin exists in reality or in reality, with or without legal claims.