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fac·tu·al

 (făk′cho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of the nature of fact; real.
2. Of or containing facts.

fac′tu·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
fac′tu·al·ly adv.
fac′tu·al·ness n.

factual

(ˈfæktʃʊəl)
adj
1. of, relating to, or characterized by facts
2. of the nature of fact; real; actual
ˈfactualism n
ˈfactualist n
ˌfactualˈistic adj
ˈfactually adv
ˈfactualness, ˌfactuˈality n

fac•tu•al

(ˈfæk tʃu əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to facts.
2. based on facts.
fac′tu•al•ly, adv.
fac`tu•al′i•ty, fac′tu•al•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.factual - existing in act or fact; "rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"
real, existent - being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
2.factual - of or relating to or characterized by facts; "factual considerations"

factual

adjective true, objective, authentic, unbiased, close, real, sure, correct, genuine, accurate, exact, precise, faithful, credible, matter-of-fact, literal, veritable, circumstantial, unadorned, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), true-to-life Any comparison that is not strictly factual runs the risk of being interpreted as subjective.
true imaginary, unreal, fanciful, embellished, fictitious, figurative, fictive

factual

adjective
Based on fact:
Translations
حَقيقي
skutečný
faktuelsaglig
staîreyndalegur
gerçeğe dayalı

factual

[ˈfæktjʊəl] ADJ [report, description] → objetivo, basado en datos objetivos; [error] → de hecho

factual

[ˈfæktʃuəl] adj [information, evidence] → factuel(le); [account, description] → basé(e) sur les faits; [error, inaccuracy] → de fait

factual

adj evidenceauf Tatsachen beruhend; account, speechsachlich; factual informationSachinformationen pl; (= facts)Fakten pl; factual errorSachfehler m; factual knowledgeFaktenwissen nt; factual reportTatsachenbericht m; to have a factual basisauf Tatsachen beruhen; the book is largely factualdas Buch beruht zum größten Teil auf Tatsachen

factual

[ˈfæktjʊəl] adj (report, description) → che si limita ai fatti; (error) → che riguarda i fatti

fact

(fӕkt) noun
1. something known or believed to be true. It is a fact that smoking is a danger to health.
2. reality. fact or fiction.
the facts of life
information about sex and how babies are born (in sex education).
factual (ˈfӕktʃuəl) adjective
of or containing facts. a factual account.
ˈfactually adverb
as a matter of fact, in fact, in point of fact
actually or really. She doesn't like him much – in fact I think she hates him!

factual

a. objetivo-a, real.
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