Translation of "fact" - English-French dictionary


noun /fӕkt/

something known or believed to be true

It is a fact that smoking is a danger to health.


Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish fact from fiction in his films.
the facts of life

information about sex and how babies are born (in sex education).

les choses de la vie
factual /ˈfӕktʃuəl/ adjective

of or containing facts

basé sur des/les faits
a factual account.
factually adverb

en s’en tenant aux faits
as a matter of fact ( in fact, in point of fact)

actually or really

en fait
She doesn’t like him much – in fact I think she hates him!

(Translation of “fact” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)