factual

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fact +‎ -al, modified by analogy with actual.

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factual (comparative more factual, superlative most factual)

  1. Of, characterised by or consisting of facts.
    • 2001 September 27, Terrie E. Moffitt; Avshalom Caspi; Michael Rutter; Phil A. Silva, Sex Differences in Antisocial Behaviour: Conduct Disorder, Delinquency, and Violence in the Dunedin Longitudinal Study[1], Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 151:
      This hypothesis goes by many names, including group resistence, the threshold effect, and the gender paradox. Because the hypothesis holds such wide appeal, it is worth revisiting the logic behind it. The hypothesis is built on the factual observation that fewer females than males act antisocially.

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Adjective[edit]

factual m or f (plural factuais, comparable)

  1. factual (consisting of facts)

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factual (plural factuales)

  1. factual

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