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fact  

EN[fækt] [-ækt]
US
Ffait WFait
  • Un fait est quelque chose qui est vraiment arrivé.

    Definition of fact in English Dictionary

  • NomPLfacts
    1. (archaic) Action; the realm of action.
      1. After that Richard, the third of that name, king in fact only, but tyrant both in title and regiment [ …] was [ …] overthrown and slain at Bosworth Field; there succeeded in the kingdom [ …] Henry the Seventh.
    2. (law, obsolete except in set phrases) A wrongful or criminal deed.
      1. OBS Feat.
        1. When he who most excels in fact of arms,
      2. An honest observation.
        1. Something actual as opposed to invented.
          1. In this story, the Gettysburg Address is a fact, but the rest is fiction. ‎
        2. Something which is real.
          1. Gravity is a fact, not a theory.
        3. Something which has become real.
          1. The promise of television became a fact in the 1920s. ‎
        4. Something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation.
          1. Let's look at the facts of the case before deciding. ‎
        5. An objective consensus on a fundamental reality that has been agreed upon by a substantial number of experts.
          1. There is no doubting the fact that the Earth orbits the Sun. ‎
        6. Information about a particular subject, especially actual conditions and/or circumstances.
          1. The facts about space travel. ‎
      3. Interjection
        1. Used before making a statement to introduce it as a trustworthy one.
        2. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Bradman attempted a sweep, but in fact top edged the ball to the wicket keeper
            • This would be amusing were it not for the fact that, y'know, she was with me yesterday, so your attempt at humor fails on all levels. Like most sperglord humor does save to other sperglords.
            • Johnson et al. conclude, then, that tapetails, bignoses and whalefishes are in fact larvae, males and females of members of the family Cetomimidae.
          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • Ah, you "believe". You do not know. So you admit that it's just wishful thinking, an ass pull not based on any facts.
            • I couldn't get across to the board this simple economic fact.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Interjections
            • Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en facts
            2. en factory
            3. en factor
            4. en faction
            5. fr faction
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of fact for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "fact" est un interjection. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable.
            Difficulté: Niveau 1
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            Définition: Niveau 9
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