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"de jure" in British English

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de jureadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   /ˌdeɪˈdʒʊə.reɪ/ /ˌdiː-/  us /-ˈdʒʊr.i/ formal
having a ​right or ​existence as ​stated by ​law: The ​country has de ​factoindependence now, and it will ​soon be ​recognized de jure by the world's ​governments. The ​presidentaims to ​create a de jure one-party ​state.
(Definition of de jure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"de jure" in Business English

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de jureadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
LAW having a ​right or existence as ​stated by ​law: The ​rulinginvalidated de jure segregation in ​public schooling.
de jure
adverb
EU ​companies have few ​guarantees of ​access to ​procurementmarkets and are often either de facto or de jure ​excluded.
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(Definition of de jure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “de jure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 法律上(的), 根据法定权力(的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法律上(的), 根據法定權力(的)…
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