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de jure vs. de facto segregation
[ di joor-ee, dey joor-ey; Latin de yoo-re ]
- by right; according to law (distinguished from de facto).
[ dee fak-toh seg-ruh-gey-shuhn, dey fak-toh ]
- racial, ethnic, or other segregation resulting from societal differences between groups, as socioeconomic or political disparity, without institutionalized legislation intended to segregate.