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English

Etymology

From the Latin factum

Noun

Singular
Factum

Plural

Factum
  1. (law, Canadian) A statement of fact and law delivered before a court
    • 2009 January 31, Isabel Teotonio, “Police mole trapped teen, court told”, Toronto Star:
      But according to a factum filed by Crown prosecutors, Shaikh's status was "confidential informer," therefore RCMP did not direct him about what to do at the camp.

Latin

Etymology

Supine of faciō; neuter past participle active of fieri.

Noun

factum (genitive factī); n, second declension

  1. fact, deed, act
  2. achievement

Inflection

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Descendants

  • Danish: faktum
  • Dutch: feit
  • English: factum
  • French: fait
  • German: Faktum
  • Hungarian: faktum
  • Italian: fatto
  • Portuguese: facto
  • Romanian: fapt
  • Swedish: faktum

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