fact-finding, investigative, investigatory(adj)
designed to find information or ascertain facts
"a fact-finding committee"; "investigative reporting"
The determination of factual information
Designed to determine factual information; investigative
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.
The numerical value of fact-finding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fact-finding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am deploying ... a fact-finding mission headed by Undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad to meet with the workers, employers and competent authorities.
The international community cannot overlook what is happening in Burma – we must stand together and call on the government to fully cooperate with this fact-finding mission.
People are going to Israel not on fact-finding missions, not to make themselves smarter on foreign policy, they are going to Israel to show to some very, very large donors they can pass their litmus tests for hawkish views on Israel.
It's one of the most clear-cut cases that we can think of where the laws of war were violated, where a protected medical structure should have been protected, was instead it was bombed, and for us, it's really one of the gravest incidents we've faced in our organization in 44 years and that's why we've asked for this independent inquiry by the humanitarian fact-finding commission.
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