fact-checker
noun see fact-check

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fact-checker — fact check «fakt chehk», transitive verb to do research in order to verify the accuracy of written material: »Before publication, the revised history of Thomas Jefferson s life at Monticello was rigorously fact checked. –fact checker, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fact-check — «fakt chehk», transitive verb to do research in order to verify the accuracy of written material: »Before publication, the revised history of Thomas Jefferson s life at Monticello was rigorously fact checked. –fact checker, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fact check — can refer to: * fact checker * FactCheck, a website …   Wikipedia

  • checker — I. noun Etymology: Middle English cheker, from Anglo French checker, escheker, from eschec more at check Date: 14th century 1. archaic chessboard 2. a square or spot resembling the markings of a checkerboard 3. [singular of checkers] a piece in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fact-check — transitive verb Date: 1973 to verify the factual accuracy of < fact check the article before publication > • fact checker noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fact check — /ˈfækt tʃɛk/ (say fakt chek) noun a verification of the accuracy of information, as in a publication, document, etc. –fact checker, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Grammar checker — In computing terms, a grammar checker is a program, or part of a program, that attempts to verify written text for grammatical correctness. Grammar checkers are most often implemented as a feature of a larger application, such as a word processor …   Wikipedia

  • Spell checker — In computing, a spell checker is an applications program that flags words in a document that may not be spelled correctly. Spell checkers may be stand alone capable of operating on a block of text, or as part of a larger application, such as a… …   Wikipedia

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