1. [syn: legally, lawfully, de jure]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
De jure \De` ju"re\ [L.]
By right; of right; by law; -- often opposed to de facto.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded
now" [syn: legally, lawfully, de jure] [ant:
adj 1: by right; according to law; "de jure recognition of the
new government" [ant: de facto]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
DE JURE, by right. Vide De facto.