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Translation of "fact" - English-Turkish dictionary

fact

noun     /fækt/
TRUE THING [C]
A2 something that you know is true, exists, or has happened gerçek, olgu, hakikat I'm not angry that you drove my car, it's just the fact that you didn't ask me first. No decision will be made until we know all the facts. He knew for a fact (= was certain) that Natalie was lying.Reality and truthInformation and messages
REAL THINGS [U]
B2 real events and experiences, not things that are imagined gerçek olay ve tecrübeler It's hard to separate fact from fiction in what she says.Reality and truth
in fact/in actual fact/as a matter of fact
B1 used to emphasize what is really true aslını sorarsanız; doğrusu; doğruyu söylemek gerekirse I was told there were some tickets left, but in actual fact they were sold out.Intensifying expressions
B2 used when giving more information about something işin doğrusu; hülasa "Is Isabel coming?" "Yes. As a matter of fact, she should be here soon."Reality and truth
the fact (of the matter) is
B2 used to tell someone that something is the truth gerçek şu ki...; aslını sorarsan I wouldn't usually ask for your help, but the fact is I'm desperate.Reality and truth
(Definition of fact from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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