ipso facto
ip·so fac·to /'ip-sō-'fak-tō/ adv [New Latin, literally, by the fact itself]: by that very fact or act: as an inevitable result
drove the getaway car and was ipso facto an accessory

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

ipso facto
adverb absolutely, by the act itself, by the fact itself, by the mere fact, by the very fact, essentially, positively, truly

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


ipso facto
adv.
(Latin) By the very fact itself; through the effect of a fact or act.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


ipso facto
(ipp-soh fact-oh) 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. A simple example: "A blind person, ipso facto, is not entitled to a driver's license."
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


ipso facto
Latin As a matter of fact.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


ipso facto

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


ipso facto
I
[Latin, By the fact itself; by the mere fact.]
II By the act itself; or by the fact itself.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

ipso facto
[ip-soh fact-toe]
prep.
   Latin for "by the fact itself." An expression more popular with comedians imitating lawyers than with lawyers themselves. A simple example: "a blind person, ipso facto, is not entitled to a driver's license."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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