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De jure

De jure is a Latin expression that means "by law", as contrasted with de facto, which means "in fact".

The terms de jure and de facto are used like "in principle" and "in practice" when describing political situations.

See also: List of Latin phrases

Not to be confused with du jour, which in French means "of the day"

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