ipso jure

adverb
ip·so ju·re | \ˈip-sō-ˈju̇r-ē, -ˈyü-rā\

Legal Definition of ipso jure 

: by the law itself : by the operation of law the securities sale was ipso jure unlawful

History and Etymology for ipso jure

Latin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about ipso jure

Comments on ipso jure

What made you want to look up ipso jure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!