Translation of "fact" - English-German dictionary

fact

noun /fӕkt/

something known or believed to be true

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

reality

die Wirklichkeit
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).

die Tatsachen des Lebens
factual /ˈfӕktʃuəl/ adjective

of or containing facts

Tatsachen-…
a factual account.
factually adverb

sachlich
as a matter of fact ( in fact, in point of fact)

actually or really

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

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