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ⓘ De facto is a phrase from the Latin language that means in fact or in practice. It is often used in contrast to de jure when talking about law, governance, or t ..




                                     

ⓘ De facto

De facto is a phrase from the Latin language that means "in fact" or "in practice". It is often used in contrast to de jure when talking about law, governance, or technique. When talking about law, de jure is used to describe what the law says, and de facto is used to describe what actually happens.

De facto is sometimes also used when there is no appropriate law or standard, but a common practice, that may not necessarily be widely accepted, exists. For example, the de jure name of Bill Clinton is William Jefferson Clinton. This his name according to official records. His de facto name is Bill Clinton because this is what he is usually called.

                                     
  • De jure is an expression from the Latin words meaning in law It is often used in contrast to de facto which means in fact or in practice when
  • politician, the first member of the Medici political dynasty that served as de facto rulers of Florence during much of the Italian Renaissance. This short article
  • III of England during the Second Barons War of 1263 64. He became the de facto ruler of England. During his rule, Montfort called two famous parliaments
  • was the first de facto President of Abkhazia. Ardzinba led Abkhazia to de facto independence in the 1992 1993 War with Georgia, but its de jure independence
  • brief the press after being wounded in the Reagan assassination attempt. 2 De facto Press Secretary as White House Deputy Press Secretary 3 Did not brief
  • Punzalan Aranal July 2, 1960 is a Filipino lawyer and judge. She was the de facto Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2012 until her
  • Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office For continuation after independence, see: List of heads of state of the Comoros
  • foundation of the first Afghan state, the Hotak Empire, in 1709. Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office Presidency of Afghanistan
  • Modern historians have labeled her as an Empress regent who was the de facto ruler until Homutawake Ōjin became emperor. Genealogy of the Emperors