fac·tu·al /'fak-chə-wəl/ adj
1: of or relating to facts
factual issues
2: restricted to or based on fact
fac·tu·al·i·ty /ˌfak-chə-'wa-lə-tē/ n
fac·tu·al·ly adv
fac·tu·al·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective accurate, actual, ascertained, attested, authentic, authoritative, correct, definite, definitive, dependable, disinterested, errorless, exact, faithful, genuine, honest, incontestable, incontrovertible, infallible, irrefutable, literal, objective, official, precise, real, realistic, reliable, right, rigid, scrupulous, strict, true, trustworthy, unbiased, uncolored, undeniable, undeviating, undisguised, undisputed, undistorted, unerring, unerroneous, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unimagined, unimpeachable, unmistakable, unprejudiced, unquestionable, unrefuted, unspurious, valid, veracious, veridical II index accurate, actual, authentic, certain (positive), de facto, documentary, genuine, honest, incontrovertible, indubious, literal, objective, real, sound, true (authentic), unrefutable, valid

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Truthful; describing actual events or circumstances.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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