factual

[ fak-choo-uh l ]
/ ˈfæk tʃu əl /

adjective

of or relating to facts; concerning facts: factual accuracy.
based on or restricted to facts: a factual report.

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Origin of factual

1825–35; fact + -ual, after effectual or actual

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British Dictionary definitions for factual

factual
/ (ˈfæktʃʊəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by facts
of the nature of fact; real; actual

Derived forms of factual

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