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verb (used with object)
  1. to confirm the truth of (an assertion made in speech or writing), often as part of the research or editorial process.
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  1. the action of confirming the truth of an assertion made in speech or writing: A fact-check of the senator’s speech revealed several misleading comments about his opponent.
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Related formsfact-check·er, nounfact-check·ing, noun, adjective
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