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ip·so fac·to(ĭp′sō făk′tō)
By the fact itself; by that very fact: An alien, ipso facto, has no right to a US passport.
[New Latin ipsō factō : Latin ipsō, ablative of ipse, itself + Latin factō, ablative of factum, fact.]
ipso facto(ˈɪpsəʊ ˈfæktəʊ)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) by that very fact or act: ipso facto his guilt was apparent.
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ip•so fac•to(ˈɪp soʊ ˈfæk toʊ)
by the fact itself; by the very nature of the deed: to be condemned ipso facto.
[1540–50; < Latin]
A Latin phrase meaning by that very fact.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
|Adv.||1.||ipso facto - by the fact itself; "ipso facto, her innocence was established"|
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ipso facto[ˌɪpsəʊˈfæktəʊ] adv → ipso facto
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adv → eo ipso
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