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1    an event or thing known to have happened or existed  
2    a truth verifiable from experience or observation  
3    a piece of information  
get me all the facts of this case     
4      (Law)   often pl   an actual event, happening, etc., as distinguished from its legal consequences. Questions of fact are decided by the jury, questions of law by the court or judge  
5      (Philosophy)   a proposition that may be either true or false, as contrasted with an evaluative statement  
6    after (or before) the fact     (Criminal law)   after (or before) the commission of the offence  
an accessory after the fact     
7    as a matter of fact, in fact, in point of fact   in reality or actuality  
8    fact of life   an inescapable truth, esp. an unpleasant one  
9    the fact of the matter   the truth  
     (C16: from Latin factum something done, from factus made, from facere to make)  
  factful      adj  

      adj   having the purpose of ascertaining facts  
a fact-finding tour of the Northeast     
French fact  
      n   (in Canada) the presence of French Canada as a distinct cultural force within Confederation  
matter of fact  
1    a fact that is undeniably true  
2      (Law)   a statement of facts the truth of which the court must determine on the basis of the evidence before it: contrasted with matter of law  
3      (Philosophy)   a proposition that is amenable to empirical testing, as contrasted with the truths of logic or mathematics  
4    as a matter of fact   actually; in fact  
5    unimaginative or emotionless  
he gave a matter-of-fact account of the murder     
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military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
person that you date
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
¡no toques eso!
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances
something that improves morale
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
face that people are showing during orgasm
to release sth that is tied up
drug that produces mydriasis
restaurant; bar, pub, cafe that serves also food
device that holds a book while reading it
the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge
poisonous gas that pollutes the air in coal mines
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
an element that has a single dominating theme
for instance : having a theme that continues through more than one movement of a musical composition
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."


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