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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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He said 'State within the State is emerging and there have been de-facto and de-jure states, having contradiction with each other.
The committee recommended de-facto integration of GB with Pakistan but not a de-jure change since that would affect the country's principle position on Kashmir.
Well, the answer is quite simple the elites do allow for a change de-jure and they make up for the deficiency by investing more in the de-facto power.