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In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!
Andrew Cohen

Meaning of "as a matter of fact" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS A MATTER OF FACT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS A MATTER OF FACT

as a matter of course
as a rule
as a whole
as against
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS A MATTER OF FACT

after the fact
artefact
artifact
before the fact
benefact
biofact
fact
French fact
geofact
matter of fact
matter-of-fact
nonfact
olfact
question of fact
unfact
ventifact

Synonyms and antonyms of as a matter of fact in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AS A MATTER OF FACT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «as a matter of fact» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of as a matter of fact

Translation of «as a matter of fact» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS A MATTER OF FACT

Find out the translation of as a matter of fact to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as a matter of fact from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as a matter of fact» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

事实上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como una cuestión de hecho
570 millions of speakers

English

as a matter of fact
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वास्तव में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كما واقع الأمر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

собственно говоря
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

na verdade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রকৃতপক্ষে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en réalité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebagai hakikatnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in der Tat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

実際のところ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사실 로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

minangka fakta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như sự kiện xảy ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உண்மையில் ஒரு விஷயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खरं बाब म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

doğrusu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

infatti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w rzeczywistości
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

власне кажучи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ca o chestiune de fapt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ως θέμα γεγονός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

as ´n saak van die feit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

som i själva verket
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som et spørsmål om faktum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as a matter of fact

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS A MATTER OF FACT»

The term «as a matter of fact» is very widely used and occupies the 2.098 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS A MATTER OF FACT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as a matter of fact» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as a matter of fact» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as a matter of fact

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS A MATTER OF FACT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as a matter of fact.
1
David R. Brower
The Sierra Club is a very good and a very powerful force for conservation and, as a matter of fact, has grown faster since I left than it was growing while I was there! It must be doing something right.
2
David K. E. Bruce
I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world.
3
Andrew Cohen
In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!
4
David Dinkins
And, as a matter of fact, I am the chairman of the Amadou Diallo Foundation.
5
Billy Eckstine
As a matter of fact they'd blacken us down. I guess there's a reason that according to what the Caucasian wanted us to look like. He wanted us to look-if we were Black, then he had his idea of what we look like.
6
Dan Flavin
One might not think of light as a matter of fact, but I do. And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct an art as you will ever find.
7
David Friedman
I don't like to produce albums. I hate producing albums, as a matter of fact, because I'm an obsessed mixer and I can't leave it alone.
8
Paulette Goddard
I lived in Hollywood long enough to learn to play tennis and become a star, but I never felt it was my home. I was never looking for a home, as a matter of fact.
9
Theodor Herzl
The Jews had, as a matter of fact, long been all along the most ingenious entrepreneurs. It was only our own future that we had never built upon a business basis.
10
Larry Holmes
I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office. It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS A MATTER OF FACT»

Discover the use of as a matter of fact in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as a matter of fact and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
As A Matter of Fact!: Skinny's Story
Skinny sat writing to an insurance company who had made it their best interest to exploit his claim in deceit.
Skinny, 2010
2
Quality of Life: The New Medical Dilemma
The functional value of the knife belongs to it as a matter of fact for practical purposes. This value will change when the knife becomes dull. Things, therefore, can have a certain functional value in fact, as a sharp knife has value for cutting ...
James J. Walter, Thomas Anthony Shannon, 1990
3
Never Pure: Historical Studies of Science as If It Was ...
If that witness could be extended to many, and in principle to all people, then the re- sult could be constituted as a matter of fact. In this way, the matter of fact was at once an epistemological and a social category. The foundational category of ...
Steven Shapin, 2010
4
Sermons on the Last Days
He went up as a matter of fact: not in poetic figure and spiritual symbol, but as a matter of fact, “this same Jesus” literally went up. “This same Jesus” will literally come again. He will descend in clouds even as he went up in clouds; and “he shall ...
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 2009
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Breaking Through Bureaucracy: A New Vision for Managing in ...
As a matter of fact, this authority is delegated to central purchasing. As a matter of democratic administrative theory, central purchasing is accountable to the commissioner of administration and the governor for adhering to law and ...
Michael Barzelay, 1992
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Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the ...
In the conventions of the intellectual world we now inhabit there is no item of knowledge so solid as a matter of fact. We may revise our ways of making sense of matters of fact and we may adjust their place in our overall maps of knowledge.
Steven Shapin, Simon Schaffer, 2011
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As a Matter of Fact: Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Students get a diet rich in fantastic, sometimes unusual, but always amazingly true stories about real people, real things, and real events.
Claudia Jurnakes, 1999
8
The Economics of Ethics and the Ethics of Economics: Values, ...
However, if and as long as the person sticks to their ends, any argument that points out optimal means7 towards the ultimately decisive ends should be rationally (if not as a matter of fact) convincing to them.8 If somebody claims that there are ...
Geoffrey Brennan, Giuseppe Eusepi, 2009
9
A Matter of Principle
That presumption is, as a matter of fact, more plausible than the corresponding presumption about medical students over the age of thirty, or even the presumption about applicants whose grade-point averages fall below the cutoff line.
Ronald Dworkin, 1985
10
Social Life and Moral Judgment
A contrary-to-fact conditional is a proposition of the form: “If this were to have happened (which perhaps, as a matter of fact, it did not), then that would have occurred (which perhaps, as a matter of fact, it did not).” Such propositions are relevant ...
Antony Flew, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS A MATTER OF FACT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as a matter of fact is used in the context of the following news items.
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Where Did the Boys of Summer Go for Channing Tatum's 'Magic …
They kept coming and coming as a matter of fact, and “Sex and the City” went on to become one of the first blockbusters hits driven almost ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
2
I Want to Buy the PS4 Now and E3 2015 Is to Blame
As a matter of fact, I finished all the three Uncharted games over a weekend! I've been eyeing the Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) ever since it ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
3
Small Odessa company Dais Analytic part of clean energy effort in …
As a matter of fact, worldwide, China is the No. 1 place for renewable technologies. Using your technology, how much would one's water usage ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
4
Bob Ashby: What is the sickness Josh Duggar carries?
As a matter of fact, if it could be demonstrated that socially unacceptable actions or thoughts were simply brain-based mental sickness, there ... «Holland Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
What to expect from Turkey's coalition government
Nor would it be accurate to claim that the AK Party could work with the CHP to create a post-Kemalist order. As a matter of fact, a partnership ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
6
My Belly, Myself: How To Silence The Keen Observers Of My …
Suggested response: “As a matter of fact, yes. My doctor says it will help me deal with the stress of people offering me unsolicited advice.”. «WBUR, Jul 15»
7
JOSH MABUS: Shed 50 pounds using these overlooked marketing …
As a matter of fact, a seasoned corporate marketer once told me that 90 percent of the effectiveness of any ad relies on the headline and image ... «Mississippi Business Journal, Jul 15»
8
'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington spotted at Wimbledon with long …
As a matter of fact, the contract was so iron-clad that he was forced to wear a wig when he shot "Testament of Youth" as his character in the ... «Ecumenical News, Jul 15»
9
A Jefferson Davis 4th of July
Some people very, very few as a matter of fact get upset about it, and then the majority of people go, that's great, we are glad to see it.” Sydnor ... «WKMS, Jul 15»
10
Flags are offensive only for their complexity
Most states, as a matter of fact, have flags as complex as the one Georgia adopted and shook off. Many have seals that only Sheldon Cooper ... «The Augusta Chronicle, Jul 15»

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