in+point+of+fact

  • 1in point of fact — adverb in reality or actuality in fact, it was a wonder anyone survived painters who are in fact anything but unsophisticated as a matter of fact, he is several inches taller than his father • Syn: ↑in fact, ↑as a matter of fact * * * IN FACT, as …

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  • 2in\ point\ of\ fact — • in fact • in point of fact adv. phr. Really truthfully. Often used for emphasis. No one believed it but, in fact, Mary did get an a on her book report. It was a very hot day; in fact, it was 100 degrees. Compare: matter of fact •• the truth, or …

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  • 3in point of fact — in point of fact, all three of these gentlemen have immaculate service records Syn: in fact, as a matter of fact, actually, in actual fact, really, in reality, as it happens, in truth …

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  • 4in point of fact — in (point of) fact actually. Steve decided not to come with us, and in fact he has already left for New York. In fact, we visited the school last week. Related vocabulary: in truth, in reality …

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  • 5in (point of) fact — in reality. → fact …

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  • 6in point of fact — ► in (point of) fact in reality. Main Entry: ↑fact …

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  • 7in point of fact — index de facto Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8in point of fact — really, truthfully In point of fact there were not enough people at the meeting to vote on the proposal …

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  • 9in point of fact — See at: in (point of) fact …

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  • 10in point of fact — adverb actually Syn: as a matter of fact, in fact …

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  • 11in point of fact — See in fact …

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  • 12in point of fact — actually, in truth …

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  • 13in point of fact —  Actually …

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  • 14point — [point] n. [OFr, dot, prick < L punctum, dot, neut. of punctus, pp. of pungere, to prick (< IE base * peuĝ , *peuk̑, to prick, jab > Ger fichte, spruce tree, L pugil, boxer, pugnus, fist); also < OFr pointe, sharp end < ML puncta… …

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  • 15fact — W1S1 [fækt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(true information)¦ 2 the fact (that) 3 in (actual) fact 4 the fact (of the matter) is 5 the fact remains 6¦(real events/not a story)¦ 7 facts and figures 8 the facts speak for themselves 9 after the fact ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

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  • 16fact — ► NOUN 1) a thing that is indisputably the case. 2) (facts) information used as evidence or as part of a report. ● before (or after) the fact Cf. ↑before the fact ● a fact of life Cf. ↑a …

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  • 17fact — [ fækt ] noun *** 1. ) count a piece of true information: They have simply attempted to state the facts. fact about: Here children can discover basic scientific facts about the world. fact of: He wrote an article explaining the main facts of the… …

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  • 18fact — 1. The expression the fact that has long had an important function in enabling clauses to behave like nouns: • Some studies give attention to the fact that non smokers cannot avoid inhaling smoke when breathing smoky air G. Richardson, 1971 • The …

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  • 19fact — [fakt] n. [L factum, that which is done, deed, fact, neut. pp. of facere, DO1] 1. a deed; act: now esp. in the sense of “a criminal deed” in the phrases after the fact and before the fact [an accessory after the fact] 2. a thing that has actually …

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  • 20point — point1 W1S1 [pɔınt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea)¦ 2¦(main meaning/idea)¦ 3¦(purpose)¦ 4¦(place)¦ 5¦(in time/development)¦ 6¦(quality/feature)¦ 7¦(games/sport)¦ 8¦(sharp end)¦ 9 boiling point/freezing point/melting point etc …

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