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de jure definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: by right; according to law; "de jure recognition of the new government" [ant: de facto] adv
1: by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded now" [syn: legally, lawfully, de jure] [ant: unlawfully]

Merriam Webster's

adverb or adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin Date: 1611 1. by right ; of right 2. based on laws or actions of the state <de jure segregation>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & adv. --adj. rightful. --adv. rightfully; by right. Etymology: L

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

De jure De` ju"re [L.] By right; of right; by law; -- often opposed to de facto.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

De jure is used to indicate that something legally exists or is a particular thing. (LEGAL) ...politicians and kings, de jure leaders of men. ? de facto ADJ: ADJ n De jure is also an adverb. The Synod's declarations prevailed de jure but not de facto in the Roman Catholic Church down to the Reformation era. ? de facto ADV: ADV with cl

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

[L.] Of right, by right, by law.


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