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ipso facto

[ip-soh fak-toh] /ˈɪp soʊ ˈfæk toʊ/
noun
1.
by the fact itself; by the very nature of the deed:
to be condemned ipso facto.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin ipsō factō
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ipso facto

/ˈɪpsəʊ ˈfæktəʊ/
adverb
1.
by that very fact or act: ipso facto his guilt was apparent
Word Origin
from Latin
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Word Origin and History for ipso facto

Latin, literally "by that very fact."

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