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fait accompli (fay" ta kon PLEE, fet" uh kon PLEE) (s) (noun), faits accomplis (pl)
1. Something that has been decided on and accomplished and which is usually an irreversible deed or an unalterable action: By the time the people heard about the increase in local taxes, it was already a fait accompli.
2. Etymology: from French, fait, "fact" + accompli, "accomplished"; literally, "accomplished fact".
Something that is already done so it is useless to oppose it or to argue about it.
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