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Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 383 words.

*Wittgenstein wrote that the world was the totality of facts, not of things. But although facts have the nice

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facticity

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 32 words.

The question of its facticity is whether a commitment is apt for truth, because purporting to state a fact, as

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facticity

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 31 words.

The question of its facticity is whether a commitment is apt for truth, because purporting to state a fact, as

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fact

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 381 words.

*Wittgenstein wrote that the world was the totality of facts, not of things. But although facts have the nice

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fact

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

abreact, abstract, act, attract, bract, compact, contract, counteract, diffract, enact, exact, extract, fact, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, interact, matter-of-fact,

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fact

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 33 words.

a fact of life something that must be accepted and cannot be changed, however unpalatable.

the facts of life information

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

abreact, abstract, act, attract, bract, compact, contract, counteract, diffract, enact, exact, extract, fact, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, interact, matter-of-fact,

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facticity

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 14 words.

The factual quality of a piece of journalism. See also accuracy; facts; truthiness.

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facticity

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 12 words.

The truth and accuracy of an account. See also fact; modality.

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facticity

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The question of its facticity is whether a commitment is apt for truth, because purporting to state a fact, as opposed to having some other function. See expressivism, projectivism,...

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facts

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 49 words.

facts and figures precise details.

facts are stubborn things used to indicate a core of reality that cannot be adjusted to people's wishes; saying recorded from the early 18th...

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fact

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 157 words.

There is no generalized opposition between the everyday and sociological uses of the term fact. Both suggest that any statement

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fact

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 157 words.

There is no generalized opposition between the everyday and sociological uses of the term fact. Both suggest that any statement

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fact

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 102 words.

An event or state of affairs known or proved to have happened or existed. A fact may be distinguished from

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fact

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 51 words.

An event or state of affairs known or proved to have happened or existed. A fact may be distinguished from

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fact

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 102 words.

An event or state of affairs known or proved to have happened or existed. A fact may be distinguished from

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<b>FACT</b>

in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 326 words.

“Fact” derives from the Latin factum, the neuter nominalized participle of facere, “to make, to do” (from the

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fact

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 356 words.

1 The expression the fact that has long had an important function in enabling clauses to behave like nouns: Some

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fact

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 407 words.

The phrase the fact that is sometimes criticized for wordiness. Whether the criticism is justified depends on its different functions.

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<p>Facts</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 516 words.

The criterion which we use to test the genuineness of apparent statements of fact is the criterion of verifiability.

A.

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