fact-check

verb
\ ˈfak(t)-ˌchek How to pronounce fact-check (audio) \
fact-checked; fact-checking; fact-checks

Definition of fact-check

transitive verb

: to verify the factual accuracy of fact-check the article before publication

Other Words from fact-check

fact-checker \ ˈfak(t)-​ˌche-​kər How to pronounce fact-checker (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of fact-check

1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Fact-check.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fact-check?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=f&file=factc01v. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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