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fact-find·ing

(făkt′fīn′dĭng)
n.
Discovery or determination of facts or accurate information, especially by a neutral party in an effort to settle a dispute or controversy.

fact′-find′er n.
fact′-find′ing adj.

fact-finding

adj
having the purpose of ascertaining facts: a fact-finding tour of the Northeast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fact-finding - designed to find information or ascertain facts; "a fact-finding committee"; "investigative reporting"
inquiring - given to inquiry; "an inquiring mind"
Translations

fact-finding

[ˈfæktˌfaɪndɪŋ] ADJ on a fact-finding tour/missionen viaje/misión de reconocimiento
a fact-finding committeeuna comisión de investigación

fact-finding

adj fact-finding missionErkundungsmission f; fact-finding tourInformations- or Erkundungsreise f; fact-finding teamErkundungsgruppe f

fact-finding

[ˈfæktˌfaɪndɪŋ] adj a fact-finding tour/missionun viaggio/una missione d'inchiesta
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