in fact

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: fact - in reality or actuality; "in fact, it was a wonder anyone survived"; "painters who are in fact anything but unsophisticated"; "as a matter of fact, he is several inches taller than his father"
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(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!
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