the fact is/remains

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Definition of the fact is/remains

used to stress that a statement is true and that its truth is not affected or changed by a previous statementHe may not have meant it, but the fact remains that he committed a crime.The company has struggled recently, but the fact is that they are still making a profit.

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“The fact is/remains.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20fact%20is%2Fremains. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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