Definition of ipso facto adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


ipso facto

BrE BrE//ˌɪpsəʊ ˈfæktəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪpsoʊ ˈfæktoʊ//
(from Latin, formal)
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because of the fact that has been mentioned You cannot assume that a speaker of English is ipso facto qualified to teach English. Word OriginLatin.
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