Asked in Latin to English
What does the Latin expression De facto mean?
De facto means "according to the fact", and refers to a situation as it actually exists, regardless of what the law specifies. The alternative is De jure, "according to the law". A de jure ruler occupies the ruling office or position established by law; a de facto ruler is the one who actually wields the power. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author R P Shastri written?
R. P. Shastri has written: 'Jhala Zalim Singh (1730-1823), the de-facto ruler of Kota' -- subject(s): History 'Jhala Zalim Singh (1730-1823), the de-facto ruler of Kota, who also dominated Bundi and Udaipur, shrewd politician, administrator, and reformer' -- subject(s): History ...
What does de facto status mean?
If something is de facto it means it is a reality, a fact of life, even if not approved in law (de jure). eg: Kosovo exists as a de facto country because, de jure, it is still part of Serbia. eg de jure one cannot park one's car on the pavement but de facto everyone does. ...
De facto and de jure discrimination?
De jure means 'in law' and de facto means 'in fact.' De jure discrimination means that a law, by the way its read, is discriminatory; de facto means that it looks fine, but it will probably lead to discriminatory practice. ...
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
What is the relation between de jure and de facto?
De jure means decided by law, and de facto is decided by 'fact' or, 'real life'. When you decide not to wear a jacket when it rains, no policeman will arrest you and have you tried and a judge sentence to 'be cold'; that is a 'de facto' result of your decision. ...
Asked in Ancient History, History of France, Norway
Who is the current ruler of Norway?
Norway is a constitutional monarchy, by the constitution the King is the ruler of the country, for the moment that is King Harald the fifth. However, his power is mostly ceremonial. The prime minister of Norway is Jens Stoltenberg, and he his the de facto leader ...
Asked in Latin to English, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws
What is segregation de facto?
Segregation De Facto ( De Facto Segregation ) are racial laws that are practiced but not inforced by the government, therefore not really being a law at all. Mostly Segregation in the 1950's in schools and public areas. ...
De jure and De facto sovereignty?
"De jure" means "concerning law" while "de facto" means "concerning fact". A state may be de jure sovereign without being de facto sovereign, because a greater nation maintains economic or political hegemony over them, as Syria did with Lebanon. Or vice versa: de facto sovereign without being de jure sovereign, like the tribal areas of Pakistan. ...