Translation of de facto in Spanish:

de facto

de facto, adv.

Pronunciation /deɪ ˈfaktəʊ//ˌdeɪ ˈfæktoʊ/

adverb & adjective


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    de facto
    • This annexation, similar to the de facto annexation of broad tracts of land, constitutes a flagrant breach of the right of the people to self-determination.
    • Thus, it recently recognised the right for de facto spouses to consent to care for a partner who is unfit.
    • The nature and characteristics of de facto economic integration are also crucially important and this book presents a deeper understanding of the on-going de facto economic integration in East Asia.
    • The court will also protect a child of a de facto relationship in the same way.
    • Simply put, in the case of a de facto national primary, long-shot candidates need not apply.
    • You want to be more involved in the child's court case and are considering becoming a de facto parent.
    • The statement underlined the impact of de facto financial sanctions on the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ second biggest oil producer.