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ip·so fac·to

 (ĭp′sō făk′tō)
adv.
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)
adv
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) by that very fact or act: ipso facto his guilt was apparent.
[from Latin]

ip•so fac•to

(ˈɪp soʊ ˈfæk toʊ)
adv.
by the fact itself; by the very nature of the deed: to be condemned ipso facto.
[1540–50; < Latin]

ipso facto

A Latin phrase meaning by that very fact.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ipso facto - by the fact itself; "ipso facto, her innocence was established"
Translations

ipso facto

[ˌɪpsəʊˈfæktəʊ] advipso facto

ipso facto

adveo ipso
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