de jure

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Existing in law, or having formal, legitimate, moral, or rightful effect, force, or possession. Used usually as an opposite of de facto. Latin for, in law or of law.

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You must always make sure that what you do is de jure so that you do not get any fines or penalties against you.
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The de jure required by the courts enforced a ruling that we expected to be the case so we were prepared fully.
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You must always be in de jure of the law so that no fines or penalties are levied against your business or you.
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