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Consequently no Conference of the Powers met even to register the fait accompli in Bosnia.
Thus he made sure that this act of self-jurisdiction should be as nearly as possible a fait accompli.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
It might be argued that Baird did not intend to propose a new name, but that he did so is a fait accompli.
At all events he realized that he had crossed the Rubicon and that he had better acquiesce in the fait accompli.
Rupture in diplomatic relations between Austria-Hungary and Serbia, he said, was a fait accompli.
When these pretexts were thus disposed of, they relied on the fact that the Annexation was a fait accompli.
No protest was made; and the fait accompli was duly accepted by the Powers (May 23).
HISTORY OF HOLLANDGEORGE EDMUNDSON
By the European Governments it was accepted speedily as a fait accompli.
Six weeks after that, however, England confronted Germany with the fait accompli of a life-and-death struggle.
Helen's own friends, I discovered, had passed from teasing to regard us as a fait accompli, and thereafter held their peace.
I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD

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