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Meaning of DE JURE

Pronunciation:  dee'jûree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded now"
  2. [adj]  by right; according to law; "de jure recognition of the new government"
 
 Synonyms: lawfully, legally, wrongfully
 
 Antonyms: actual, de facto, factual, unlawfully
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De` ju"re\ [L.]
By right; of right; by law; -- often opposed to {de facto}.

 

 

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