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matter of fact
1. a fact that is undeniably true
2. (Law) law a statement of facts the truth of which the court must determine on the basis of the evidence before it. Compare matter of law
3. (Philosophy) philosophy a proposition that is amenable to empirical testing, as contrasted with the truths of logic or mathematics
4. as a matter of fact actually; in fact
unimaginative or emotionless: he gave a matter-of-fact account of the murder.
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|Noun||1.||matter of fact - a disputed factual contention that is generally left for a jury to decide|
|2.||matter of fact - a matter that is an actual fact or is demonstrable as a fact|
fact - a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case"
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