In the absence of a Haitian military, the U.S. will inevitably assume the uncomfortable role of a de facto constabulary force.
Armistice lines (and more occupied territories) are still the de facto barriers between Israel and Lebanon and Syria.
Underutilizing actors has, in years past, become the de facto course of action for the show.
The language of this bill is a de facto abortion ban for most pregnant federal prisoners.
Use him as the poster child for a nasty, devilish lobbying group being the de facto fourth branch of government.
You doubt that it will be me, because I'm de facto the boy with all the answers.
The income arising from goods goes to the de facto owner of the goods.
The burgesses who de iure are in one place are often de facto in quite another place.
The county records were in Cimarron, which had been de facto the County Seat.
It will be admitted that there is a Classis de facto at Amoy.