how to pronounce fact


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fact is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of fact in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is based on the fact that we humans rely …”

meanings of fact


  1. Something which is real.
  2. Action; the realm of action.
  3. A feat or meritorious deed.
  4. A wrongful or criminal deed.
  5. Something actual as opposed to invented.
  6. An objective consensus on a fundamental reality that has been agreed upon by a substantial number of experts.
  7. An individual value or measurement at the lowest level of granularity in a data warehouse.
  8. Something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation.
  9. Information about a particular subject, especially actual conditions and/or circumstances.


  1. Initialism of Federation Against Copyright Theft.
  2. Initialism of Federation of American Consumers and Travelers.


  1. Used before making a statement to introduce it as a trustworthy one.

fact frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word fact occurs in english on average 382.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fact can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fact can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to fact


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