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as a matter of fact

Definitions

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  • adv. actually, in fact

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in reality or actuality

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Examples

  • There could not be as a matter of fact any doubt as to the proper order of the "Apologies", the first is quoted in the second (iv, 2; vi, 5; viii, 1).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • There was one of those — a supposedly very advanced type of mind-reader, as a matter of fact — about which she could get detailed first-hand information without going farther than the Bank of Rienne.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • Bill Friday would have been concerned with any legislation and, as a matter of fact I know that he was, it was during that period of time when the effort was being made to establish a medical school at East Carolina University, which created a great deal of controversy.

    Oral History Interview with Robert W. (Bob) Scott, April 4, 1990. Interview L-0193. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Most German Catholics were very apprehensive for the future welfare of their religion in the ancient fatherland; as a matter of fact it was Protestant Prussia, the birthplace of Kant and the source of Hegelianism, that had accomplished the unity of Germany.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • It is a common saying with old Boston families that their ancestors came to America in the “Arbella” with Governor Winthrop, but as a matter of fact there were at least fifteen vessels that brought colonists to Massachusetts in 1630, and I cannot discover that any lists of their passengers have been preserved.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The English engineers have as a matter of fact discovered,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • By a rare coincidence this very free interpretation could be made to apply to an actuality at the time the “letter” was received, but as a matter of fact it came from quite a different source to the black fellow who had engaged to let some students of the aboriginal character know when the next corrobboree would take place.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • For many generations it was held that the restoration of sculpture as a fine art was due to Italy, and specifically to Niccolo Pisano, but as a matter of fact the task was accomplished in France a century before his time.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Meanwhile, it is as a matter of fact chosen by the process I have not over-respectfully referred to as the counting of noses; and, moreover, by an unwritten law more binding than any in the Statute Book, that counting of noses is with us localized.

    'Tis Sixty Years Since

  • He also told a lady who applied to him for infor mation that cats do not as a matter of fact go to heaven, though they have, he added, souls of a sort.

    A room of one's own

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