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de hecho
adv. in point of fact, in fact, de facto, as a matter of fact

A Spanish-English Dictionary (Granada University, Spain), 14.4

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de hecho
= actually ; as a matter of fact ; as it happened ; de facto ; in actual fact ; in effect ; in fact ; indeed ; in point of fact ; in actuality ; as it happens ; as it is ; effectively ; for all intents and purposes ; to all intents and purposes ; for that matter.
Ex: Dr. Richmond actually has had two careers. Ex: As a matter of fact, the record of the change is retained in at least the OCLC files and is, I am told, available to libraries. Ex: As it happened, the snowfall was moderate and all the rest of us worked all day and got home without difficulty. Ex: Will LC, after becoming the de facto national library as a result of the technological innovation of the standard, printed catalog card, be forced to abdicate its role?. Ex: Despite carefully framed acquistions policy statements regarding fiction in actual fact libraries allocate only a small percentage of their meagre book funds to fiction. Ex: In effect, we'd be suggesting to them we don't have the book. Ex: However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information. Ex: Indeed the selection of an indexing approach is crucially dependent upon the way in which the index is to be used. Ex: In point of fact, I am well aware that catalogers, as a group, resist with every cell in their bodies any attempt to erode or degrade or compromise the catalog. Ex: In actuality every librarian has a different concept of ephemeral materials. Ex: As it happens, the way the Library of Congress automated the ISBD was different from the way we did it in Britain. Ex: As it is, Berlin's position - not only in Germany, but in the whole Europe and subsequently the world - is changing daily. Ex: A financial survey views the net effect of California's Proposition 13 as effectively lowering financial support of libraries by 25%. Ex: In the 20th century, the debate about weeding followed, for all intents and purposes, the contours of the controversy surrounding the Quincy Plan. Ex: To all intents and purposes he is unaware of its existence. Ex: A machine-readable national data base, or for that matter any catalog, should be capable of existing in time.


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