Definition - What does Fact mean?

Fact refers to things or happenings that actually took place. These happenings have to be proved in a court of law through presentation of different pieces of evidence. The evidence is evaluated by the finder of facts like jury or judge.

Justipedia explains Fact

Unlike fiction or a mistake, fact is actually a truth. Fact may also be defined as something to which the proof exists, or about which there is enough information present, can be established and presented in a court of law.

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