fact

[n] - an event known to have happened or something known to have existed 2. [n] - a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened 3. [n] - a concept whose truth can be proved 4. [n] - a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
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Fact

accepted, observable or demonstrable truth. What is accepted as truth may change over time, in the light of new evidence. Facts must be supported by evidence; if evidence is not available, they can only be given the status of opinion. Fiction texts often make use of factual information, as in the case of historical fiction, or fiction which includ...
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Fact

Fact (făkt) noun [ Latin factum , from facere to make or do. Confer Feat , Affair , Benefit , Defect , Fashion , and -fy .] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [ Obsolete] « A project for the fact and vending Of a new...
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Fact

• (n.) An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance. • (n.) A doing, making, or preparing. • (n.) The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing su...
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fact

(from the article `applied logic`) When this assumption is introduced within the framework of known facts, a contradiction obviously ensues. How can this situation be repaired? ... Because `fact` symbolizes objectivity and `value` suggests subjectivity, the relationship of value to fact is of fundamental importance i...
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Fact

[UK magazine] FACT was founded in 2003 as a British bi-monthly music and youth culture magazine. The magazine became notable for commissioning covers by artists including M.I.A., Bat for Lashes, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Peter Saville, Trevor Jackson, Klaxons and Brazil`s Os Gemeos. FACT reached a circulation of 28,000 (25,000 UK and 3,0...
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FACT

[computer language] FACT was an early computer programming language, created by the Datamatic Division of Minneapolis Honeywell for its model 800 series business computers in 1959. FACT was an acronym for `Fully Automated Compiling Technique`. It was an influence on the design of the COBOL programming language. Some of the design of FACT wa...
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Fact

(Lat. factus, pp. of facio, do) Actual individual occurrence. An indubitable truth of actuality. A brute event. Syn. with actual event. -- J.K.F.
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Fact

In Husserl: 1. State of affairs (Sachverhalt): an object having categorial-syntactical structure. 2. matter of fact (Tatsache, Faktum) that which simply is, as contrasted with that which is necessarily; that which is actual, as contrasted with that which is merely possible; that which is, regardless of its valuer ; that which is non-fictive. -- D.....
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Fact

Something that occurred or exists and is incontrovertible. There is no such thing as an untrue fact, but in the legal system the word is often used to denote conflicting allegations - and it is up to a judge or jury to decide their truth or falsity.
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Fact

n. Something, such as an actual thing or happening, that has to be proven at a trial through presenting evidence that the finder of fact evaluates (a jury in a jury trial, or by the judge if he/she sits without a jury).
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fact

Something which is true and can be proved to be true by objective methods. Compare with opinion.
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Fact

[magazine] Fact Magazine was an American publication that commented on controversial topics. ==History== Edited by Ralph Ginzburg and Warren Boroson, the magazine was notable for having been sued by Barry Goldwater over a 1964 issue entitled `The Unconscious of a Conservative: A special Issue on the Mind of Barry Goldwater`. In Goldwater v....
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Fact

[disambiguation] A fact is an idea which is considered to be wholly and absolutely true. Fact or Facts may also refer to the following: ...
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Fact

A fact (derived from the Latin factum, see below) is something that has really occurred or is actually the case. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability, that is, whether it can be demonstrated to correspond to experience. Standard reference works are often used to check facts. Scientific facts are verified by repeatable experiment...
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fact

Something which is true and can be proved to be true by objective methods. Compare with opinion.
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Fact

An actual thing or happening, which must be proved at trial by presentation of evidence and which is evaluated by the finder of fact (a jury in a jury trial, or by the judge if he or she sits without a jury).
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