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Definition: Fact


What is the dictionary definition of Fact?

Dictionary Definition

n. an actual thing or happening, which must be proved at trial by presentation of evidence and which is evaluated by the finder of fact (a jury in a jury trial, or by the judge if he/she sits without a jury).

Cite Term

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Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Fact. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
September 24, 2022 https://payrollheaven.com/define/fact/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Fact. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
https://payrollheaven.com/define/fact/ (accessed: September 24, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Fact. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 24, 2022
, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/fact/

Definition Sources

Definitions for Fact are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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