Thesaurus / de facto
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It is of the essence of a de facto possession of office that it should be exclusive.

This revision became the 'de facto' standard text for English speaking Catholics until the twentieth century.

King of England he would be de facto, as de jure he believed himself in his heart.

Clare AveryEmily Sarah Holt

I back the policy of the de facto Naval Commander-in-Chief—my own coadjutor.

The county records were in Cimarron, which had been de facto the County Seat.

The Sunset TrailAlfred Henry Lewis

Now, as I have observed, even the animal mother shows what I have called a de facto altruism.

The internal acts of a de facto state are valid, whatever the attitude of the international circle.

International LawGeorge Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker

In consequence, the American Government declined to recognize the de facto ruler.

The government of the Csars was providentially the de facto one, and Nero, bad as he 176 was, its recognized head.

A Defence of VirginiaRobert L. Dabney

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