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English definition of “matter-of-fact”

matter-of-fact

adjective    /ˈmæt̬·ər·əvˈfækt/
not showing feelings or emotion, esp. in a situation when emotion would be expected: He spoke in a very matter-of-fact way about the accident. matter-of-factly    /ˈmæt̬·ər·əvˈfækt·li/ adverb She announced the news matter-of-factly.
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