from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Somebody's own act and deed.
- n. The product, in multiplication.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man's own act and deed.
- n. Anything stated and made certain.
- n. The due execution of a will, including everything necessary to its validity.
- n. The product. See Facient, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a thing done; an act or a deed; anything stated and made certain; the statement of a case for the court.
- n. In mathematics, the result of a multiplication; a product.
At the very end of the Mass, at the genuflection in the Last Gospel, the Priest turns towards the Sacrament as he says “Et Verbum caro factum est.”
At the end of the Mass, the Last Gospel is omitted, and consequently the genuflection towards the Sacrament at “Et Verbum caro factum est.”
Fact is the participle of a verb: factum est, "that which has the property of having been done or accomplished."
In fact, at the end of his book he has four appendices that provide examples of a factum, two memoranda, and some exams.
The Conservative government late yesterday presented its factum in court defending its decision to keep Abousfian Abdelrazik in perpetual exile in Khartoum.
But my favorite case ever involves the distinction between fraud in the factum and fraud in the inducement.
Held, that constitutes fraud in the factum and sexual assault.
The Economist has concerns about "the ethics and realpolitik of assassination," yet the lack of any significant international criticism of the operation against OBL's compound flies in the face of any legalistic or moralistic concerns and demonstrates that we are de facto conforming to the principle of verum esse ipsum factum Giambattista Vico, 1668-1744.
Cyril provides considerable legal knowledge at no cost and this lack of pay causes Cyril to prepare a factum for Andy for which she promises a particular skateboard.
It is easy to pretend post-factum that this was a spontaneous rebellion.