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See also: defacto
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdeɪˈfæktəʊ/, /dɪˈfæktəʊ/, /ˌdiːˈfæktəʊ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌdeɪˈfæktoʊ/, /dəˈfæktoʊ/, /ˌdiˈfæktoʊ/
Audio (AU) (file)
- (modal) In practice; in actual use or existence, regardless of official or legal status.
- In fact or in practice; in actual use or existence, regardless of official or legal status. (Often opposed to de jure.)
- Although the United States currently has no official language, it is largely monolingual with English being the de facto national language.
- 2021 November 18, “Taiwan deploys first advanced F-16V fighter squadron”, in France 24, archived from the original on 18 November 2021:
- Taiwan held a ceremony on Thursday to commission the first squadron of its most advanced F-16 fighter, a US-made jet that will strengthen the island's defences against threats by China.
President Tsai Ing-wen oversaw the ceremony at an air base in the southern city of Chiayi alongside Sandra Oudkirk, Washington's de facto ambassador to Taiwan.
- defacto (Australian)
- Russian: де-фа́кто (de-fákto)
in fact or in practice
- (Australia, New Zealand) A legally undeclared spouse; a partner in a spousal relationship which is not officially declared as a marriage, comparable to a common law husband or wife.
- 1984, Sotirios Sarantakos, Living Together in Australia, page 141:
- One of the vendors was simple and straight; he said that it was his policy not to rent a house to de factos.
- 2008, David de Vaus, Chapter 15: Australian Families: Social and Demographic Patterns, in Charles B. Hennon, Stephan M. Wilson (editors), Families in a Global Context, 2011, page 383,
- The parental rights and responsibilities of de factos are the same as for legally married parents but, because property and maintenance of de factos is a state responsibility, there are differences between married and de factos in some states.
de facto (invariable)
- “de facto” in Online Great Dictionary of the Indonesian Language [Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia Daring], Jakarta: Language Development and Fostering Agency — Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic Indonesia, 2016.
- de facto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
de facto (not comparable)
- de facto in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- de facto in Polish dictionaries at PWN