Definitions

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  • adv. Resulting from the actions of parties.
  • adv. actually, in truth.

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  • adv. in reality or actuality

Etymologies

From fact ("deed", "action") (now obsolete, except in law) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dismally, Harley did in fact stay in the race right through to the primary election, at which point we got our teeth kicked in.

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  • French Proteotorate, and is in fact its only defence against the manœuvres of its rivals as regards missions not under the direction of French subjects.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • LIII, pp. xxii sq. The expression "melodies without text" is liable to be, and in fact has been, misunderstood, and should be replaced by "melodies to an existing but unwritten text".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Yet, some of the most illuminating studies of the character of engineering reveal that “the ideas of engineering are in fact in our bones and part of our human nature and experience” and that for engineering design the “first and foremost objective” is “the obviation of failure.”

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  • Dr. Kumar says that academics and physical education go together and in fact the combination of both make the students much better.

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  • Soon, however, the archbishops came to consider themselves feudatories of the empire; and in fact in the confirmation of their temporal power by Henry II and Barbarossa no mention is made of the sovereignty of the pope.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Naturally, as soon as the legends began to grow up around the name of Pythagoras, many tenets were ascribed him which were in fact introduced by later Pythagoreans, such as Philolaus and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Book of Proverbs, which had been entertained by ancient rabbis who belonged to the School of Shammai, reappeared in the Jewish assembly at Jamnia (about a.d. 100); but these were only theoretical difficulties which could not induce the Jewish leaders of the time to count this book out of the Canon, and which in fact were there and then set at rest for ever.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • They in fact had small blocks of ice for 2 Qs-or 25 cents each.

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  • This means that if there were in fact reordinations corresponding to this definition they were unjustifiable because theology determines as the sole causes of nullity of the Sacrament of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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