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    Question "Accomplished fact"

    Hi,
    Could you please tell me what this means? Cheers.

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    Default Re: "Accomplished fact"

    It is a fact that has been established and is not a matter of dispute. It and its French origin, "fait accompli," are often used to describe the inevitable as well. "With one minute left and a 5 goal lead the victory is a fait accompli."

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