Ipso Facto

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Definition: Ipso Facto

What is the dictionary definition of Ipso Facto?

Dictionary Definition

Latin for “by the fact itself.” This term is used by Latin-addicted lawyers when something is so obvious that it needs no elaboration or further explanation. For example, it might be said that a blind person, ipso facto, is not qualified to obtain a driver’s license.

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Ipso Facto. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 20, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/ipso-facto/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Ipso Facto. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/ipso-facto/ (accessed: September 20, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Ipso Facto. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/ipso-facto/

Definition Sources

Definitions for Ipso Facto are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 22nd April, 2020 | 3 Views.