in actual fact

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Definition of in actual fact

: in reality : actually He looks younger, but he is in actual fact almost 60 years old.

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“In actual fact.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20actual%20fact. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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