fact finder

or fact-find·er


noun

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

First recorded in 1925–30

Related forms

fact-find·ing, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fact-finding

fact-finding


adjective

having the purpose of ascertaining factsa fact-finding tour of the Northeast
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