ipso facto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ipsō factō (by the same fact).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ipso facto (not comparable)

  1. By that very fact itself; actually. Compare: eo ipso.

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Further reading[edit]

  • The Oxford English Dictionary (2007)
  • ipso facto at OneLook Dictionary Search

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ipsō factō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.pso ˈfak.to/, /ˈi.pso ˈfak.to/
  • Rhymes: -akto
  • Hyphenation: i‧pso‧fàc‧to, ì‧pso‧fàc‧to

Adverb[edit]

ipso facto

  1. immediately
    lo cacciò ipso facto da casa suahe immediately kicked him out of his house
    Synonyms: immediatamente, issofatto, subito
  2. (chiefly law) by that very fact itself; automatically, ipso facto
    Synonym: automaticamente

References[edit]

  • ipso facto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana