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fact finder

or fact-finder

noun
1.
a person who searches impartially for the facts or actualities of a subject or situation, especially one appointed to conduct an official investigation, as in a labor-management conflict.
Origin of fact finder
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
Related forms
fact-finding, noun, adjective
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fact-finding

adjective
1.
having the purpose of ascertaining facts: a fact-finding tour of the Northeast
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