Factual definition

făkcho͝o-əl
Of or containing facts.
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Of or containing facts.
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Having the nature of fact; real; actual.
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Of the nature of fact; real.
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The definition of factual is true or concerned with actual details or information rather than ideas or feelings about it.

A claim that it was 20 degrees yesterday is an example of something that is factual as long as it is true.

Statistics on weather over the past five years is an example of factual information.

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Of or characterised by or consisting of facts.
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Origin of factual

  • From fact and -al (improperly formed, after analogy of actual).

    From Wiktionary