Definitions for fact-finding

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fact′ find`er(n.)

or fact′-find`er

  1. a person who searches impartially for the actualities of a situtation, esp. an official investigator.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of fact finder:

1925–30

fact′-find`ing(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fact-finding, investigative, investigatory(adj)

    designed to find information or ascertain facts

    "a fact-finding committee"; "investigative reporting"

Wiktionary

  1. fact-finding(Noun)

    The determination of factual information

  2. fact-finding(Adjective)

    Designed to determine factual information; investigative

Freebase

  1. Fact-finding

    Fact-finding is the job of a person or group of persons in a judicial or administrative proceeding that has or have the responsibility of determining the facts relevant to decide a controversy. The term trier of fact generally denotes the same function. The process is an extremely important part of the communication process.

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