Translation of "fact" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /fækt/ us /fækt/

A2 something that you know is true, exists, or has happened

No decision will be made until we know all the facts.
The real problem is the fact that we cannot agree.
in fact/in actual fact

B1 used to say what is really true

en realidad
I was told there were some tickets left, but in actual fact they were sold out.

real events and experiences, not things that are imagined

The movie is based on historical fact.
the fact is…

used to tell someone that something is the truth

lo cierto es…
The fact is that we don’t have enough money.

(Translation of “fact” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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 noun plural

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

los misterios de la vida
At what age should children be taught the facts of life?
factual /ˈfӕktʃuəl/ adjective

of or containing facts

objetivo, factual
a factual account.
factually adverb

ateniéndose a los hechos
Her account of the incident is factually accurate.
as a matter of fact ( in fact, in point of fact)

actually or really

en realidad, de hecho, por cierto
She doesn’t like him much – in fact I think she hates him!

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