Definition of factual
- a factual error
- the factual aspects of the case
- a factual statement
- She tried to separate what is factual from what is not.
That statement is not factual.
a report filled with factual errors
the factual aspects of the case
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First Known Use: circa 1832See Words from the same year
: limited to, involving, or based on facts
: of or relating to facts
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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