De facto is defined as actually.(adverb)
An example of de facto used as an adverb is in the phrase "de facto listening" which means actually listening.
The definition of de facto is something real, but not formally accepted.(adjective)
See de facto in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See de facto in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin dē factō
Origin: : dē, from, according to
Origin: + factō
Origin: , ablative of factum, fact.
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