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de ju·re

(dĭ jo͝or′ē, dā yo͝or′ā)
adv. & adj.
According to law; by right.

[Latin dē iūre : , from + iūre, ablative of iūs, law.]

de jure

(deɪ ˈdʒʊəreɪ)
adv
(Law) according to law; by right; legally. Compare de facto
[Latin]

de ju•re

(dɪ ˈdʒʊər i, deɪ ˈdʒʊər eɪ)
adv., adj.
according to law (disting. from de facto).
[< Latin dē jūrē]

de jure

A Latin phrase meaning in law or by right, used to describe something that exists according to law or right but is not necessarily recognised in fact.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.de jure - by right; according to law; "de jure recognition of the new government"
de facto - existing in fact whether with lawful authority or not; "de facto segregation is as real as segregation imposed by law"; "a de facto state of war"
Adv.1.de jure - by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded now"

de jure

adverb (Law) legally, by right, rightfully, according to the law politicians and kings, de jure leaders of men
de facto
Translations

de jure

[ˌdeɪˈdʒʊərɪ] ADJ & ADVde iure

de jure

[ˌdeɪˈdʒʊəreɪ] (LAW)
adjde jure
advde jure

de jure

adj advde jure
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This is despite the fact that telecom has traditionally followed a formal de jure standard regime, whereas IT and consumer technologies have followed de facto and proprietary approaches respectively.
As explained below, the SSOs' traditional solution to this "patent hold-up" problem has been to require participants in the standard setting process (1) to disclose in advance any patents that may be essential to the de jure standard and (2) to commit to license any SEP on fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory (FRAND) terms.
These are the drafts which volunteers normally circulate and discuss widely before the document is approved by the IEEE as a de jure standard.
A de jure standard might be more rigorously defined as a publicly available document voluntarily agreed upon as a result of processes of public consultation.
Today's announcement is the next logical step in the evolution of PDF from de facto standard to a formal, de jure standard," said Kevin Lynch, senior vice president and chief software architect at Adobe.
ODF was approved as an OASIS Standard in May 2005 and was submitted by OASIS to the ISO/IEC JTC1 (International Organization for Standardization International Electrotechnical Commission's Joint Technical Committee) for further approval as a de jure standard.