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Fait Accompli

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Fait Accompli

Fait accompli is a French phrase which means literally "an accomplished deed". It is commonly used to describe an action which is completed before those affected by it are in a position to query or reverse it. Perhaps the nearest English equivalent is a "done deal".

Fait Accompli may also refer to:


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  • Fait Accompli, a racehorse, the 1972 winner of the Perth Cup

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